The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Serena 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 Serena over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Serena Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serena
Rank 193 218 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing Serena 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.014% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.077% 0.031% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £423 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.19% +1.42%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2584 3246 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.81% 45.83% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1803 2261 2308
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 115 96
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Serena
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Serena Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Serena
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 Serena across the City of London region.

Serena Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Serena 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 Serena.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) Toad
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Serena SBM
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Serena 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 Serena. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (50.00%) Toad
1 3 (50.00%) Serena SBM
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) JDeveloper
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Release Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM