The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of GFI Software 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 GFI Software over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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 GFI Software.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GFI Software
Rank 592 569 551
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -18
Contract jobs citing GFI Software 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.013% 0.005% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
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
22641 22172 21543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.94% 44.92% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13646 12517 11993
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 998 1118
Average hourly rate £18.71 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

GFI Software
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GFI Software Jobs Demand Trend in England

GFI Software
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GFI Software Daily Rate Trend in England

GFI Software
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GFI Software Hourly Rate Trend in England

GFI Software
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 GFI Software within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £305 -
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UK

GFI Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GFI 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 GFI Software.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) Server Patching
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development

GFI Software
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GFI 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 GFI Software. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (40.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft