The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FrontRange products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FrontRange over the 3 months to 17 September 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 FrontRange Solutions.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FrontRange
Rank 568 550 578
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +28
Contract jobs citing FrontRange 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.017% 0.013% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£208 £440 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +67.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £440 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £440 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23525 22433 24925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.76% 46.54% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13614 12887 13057
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 1028 1245
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

FrontRange
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FrontRange Jobs Demand Trend in England

FrontRange
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FrontRange across the England region.

FrontRange Daily Rate Trend in England

FrontRange
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FrontRange across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

FrontRange Daily Rate Histogram in England

FrontRange
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FrontRange across the England region.

FrontRange Hourly Rate Trend in England

FrontRange
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FrontRange within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 1 £150 - 1
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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FrontRange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FrontRange 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 FrontRange.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) BMC
4 2 (28.57%) CA
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
4 2 (28.57%) COBIT
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

FrontRange
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FrontRange 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 FrontRange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) BMC
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
4 1 (14.29%) Royalblue
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com