The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of PlateSpin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PlateSpin over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within PlateSpin Ltd.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PlateSpin
Rank 205 199 223
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.047% 0.031% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.071% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2850 2829 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.18% 44.47% 41.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2004 1997 2220
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 76 97
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
PlateSpin
London

PlateSpin
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PlateSpin across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

PlateSpin Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PlateSpin
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PlateSpin across the City of London region.

PlateSpin Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PlateSpin
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PlateSpin also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PlateSpin.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Infoblox
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) Leostream
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) vCloud
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) PowerConvert
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix

PlateSpin
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PlateSpin also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PlateSpin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (16.67%) PowerConvert
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Infoblox
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) Leostream
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago