The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 TOWER Software.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TOWER Software
Rank 204 218 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.042% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.092% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £435 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £475
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
2620 3264 3373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.42% 45.94% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1821 2280 2320
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £268
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 54 116 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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London

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 25 July 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Creative Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
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 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
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