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 19 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 Thunderhead Limited.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thunderhead
Rank 565 541 570
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 13 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.058% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.054% 0.12% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 3
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£525 £538 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £504 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £550 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £525 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Thunderhead
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
23881 22408 24568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.70% 46.46% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13824 12877 12857
Average daily rate £399 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +1.17%
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 1099 1030 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 £40.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thunderhead across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Thunderhead Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 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
London +6 9 £525 -4.54%
South East -1 4 £563 +7.14%
Thunderhead
UK

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Investment Management
3 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 5 (14.71%) XML
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Document Management
5 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 4 (11.76%) UNIX
5 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) Retail
6 3 (8.82%) Cincom
6 3 (8.82%) DOC1
6 3 (8.82%) Banking
6 3 (8.82%) Derivative
6 3 (8.82%) FileNet
6 3 (8.82%) Coaching
7 2 (5.88%) Guidewire
7 2 (5.88%) EMIR
7 2 (5.88%) Wiki
7 2 (5.88%) GoldenSource
7 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Back Office
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Equities
7 2 (5.88%) Asset Management

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) FileNet
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) DOC1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SMS
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.88%) Process Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.94%) Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) XSL
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.94%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Derivative
2 2 (5.88%) Wiki
2 2 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Informatics
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Investment Management
2 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Document Management
3 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Coaching
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) UML
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) Content Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Development
6 1 (2.94%) Fund Management
6 1 (2.94%) Process Management
6 1 (2.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VBA
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Cincom
2 2 (5.88%) Guidewire
2 2 (5.88%) GoldenSource
2 2 (5.88%) Misys
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) Teradata