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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PlateSpin over the 3 months to 18 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 PlateSpin Ltd.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PlateSpin
Rank 583 530 569
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +39
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 5 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.059% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.13% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 2
Average daily rate
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£490 £330 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.48% -20.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £300 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £423 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £300 £416
% change year-on-year
+60.83% -27.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.65 -
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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
23857 22072 24564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.71% 46.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13819 12687 12854
Average daily rate £400 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
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 1091 1012 1248
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 £38.90 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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

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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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PlateSpin within the England region over the 3 months to 18 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 -3 4 £490 +15.29%
East of England - - - -
London - - - -
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PlateSpin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (78.95%) Migration
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) HP
7 6 (31.58%) EMC
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) SAP
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) DB2
7 6 (31.58%) SUSE
8 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) vCloud
9 4 (21.05%) vSphere
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) MCSE
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (15.79%) SCCM
10 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
10 3 (15.79%) Infoblox
10 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
10 3 (15.79%) VCAP
11 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery

PlateSpin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) DB2
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) SUSE
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) VCAP
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
2 4 (21.05%) vCloud
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) EMC
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) SAP
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Infoblox
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix