The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin over the 3 months to 18 April 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 England 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 PlateSpin Ltd.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PlateSpin
Rank 582 495 569
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +74
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.040% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £500 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £328
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
PlateSpin
UK

PlateSpin
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PlateSpin Jobs Demand Trend in England

PlateSpin
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PlateSpin Daily Rate Trend in England

PlateSpin
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PlateSpin Hourly Rate Trend in England

PlateSpin
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 PlateSpin within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -26 5 £500 +33.33% 1
South East - 1 - -
PlateSpin
UK

PlateSpin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin.

1 14 (70.00%) VMware
1 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Migration
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) vSphere
7 4 (20.00%) Infoblox
7 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) SCCM
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) vCloud
8 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (15.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) CA
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (15.00%) Perl
8 3 (15.00%) Korn
8 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (15.00%) Veeam

PlateSpin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Designer
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) Korn
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) vCloud
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) Xen
5 1 (5.00%) PowerConvert
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (15.00%) CA
5 3 (15.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) Leostream
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago