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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PlateSpin
Rank 626 604 582
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.026% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £494 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% -1.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £494 -
% change year-on-year
-8.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PlateSpin
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
22424 22990 22410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.00% 45.36% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13988 13379 12931
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 705 1002 1002
Median hourly rate £18.28 £18.55 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.00 £40.00
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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PlateSpin within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
London - 3 £400 -
East of England - 2 - -
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UK

PlateSpin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (100.00%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) EMC
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Novell