The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 TOWER Software.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TOWER Software
Rank 196 218 222
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.030% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£690 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £405
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2655 3341 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.64% 46.10% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1857 2320 2299
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 94 96
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.97 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

TOWER Software
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

TOWER Software Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

TOWER Software
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 TOWER Software across the City of London region.

TOWER Software Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software.

1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) VMware