The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of PlateSpin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PlateSpin over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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 PlateSpin Ltd.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PlateSpin
Rank 630 619 599
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 5 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.043% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Median daily rate £425 £375 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -23.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £360 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
22756 23435 23317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 44.22% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14118 14144 13284
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 754 1003 1033
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

PlateSpin
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PlateSpin as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PlateSpin across the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

PlateSpin Daily Rate Histogram 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

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PlateSpin within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +12 3 £425 +41.66%
London -18 1 £550 +46.66%
West Midlands -33 1 £330 -22.35%
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PlateSpin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PlateSpin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PlateSpin.

1 12 (100.00%) Migration
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) vSphere
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Middleware
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 1 (8.33%) SMTP
8 1 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) IIS
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange

PlateSpin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Migration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Lead
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Symmetrix
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) System Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Novell