The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Thunderhead Limited.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thunderhead
Rank 569 565 537
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 20 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.024% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.052% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £439 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Thunderhead
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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
23413 22961 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.06% 45.63% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14134 13103 12594
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1014 1025
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Thunderhead
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Thunderhead Jobs Demand Trend in England

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Thunderhead Daily Rate Trend in England

Thunderhead
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 Thunderhead within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
East of England - 9 £375 -
South East -21 7 - - 1
South West - 3 - -
London +16 1 £475 - 2
Thunderhead
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Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead.

1 20 (80.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) Workflow
3 11 (44.00%) Document Management
4 6 (24.00%) Marketing
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Cincom
7 3 (12.00%) DOC1
8 2 (8.00%) Intranet
8 2 (8.00%) Internet
8 2 (8.00%) Content Management
8 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
9 1 (4.00%) Time Management
9 1 (4.00%) Kanban
9 1 (4.00%) SaaS
9 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
9 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
9 1 (4.00%) User Stories
9 1 (4.00%) EMIR
9 1 (4.00%) Business Development
9 1 (4.00%) Degree
9 1 (4.00%) JIRA
9 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) DOC1
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) DTS
2 1 (4.00%) ProClarity
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 20 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Support Analyst
3 9 (36.00%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (36.00%) Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 8 (32.00%) Systems Support
5 6 (24.00%) Applications Support
5 6 (24.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Consultant
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Management Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) Programmer
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (4.00%) Equities
1 1 (4.00%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (4.00%) Derivative
1 1 (4.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Workflow
2 11 (44.00%) Document Management
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
6 1 (4.00%) User Stories
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Business Development
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (12.00%) Cincom
3 1 (4.00%) Capita
3 1 (4.00%) CODA
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft