The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TOWER Software
Rank 587 562 566
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 2 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.030% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.065% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £700 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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%

TOWER Software
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

TOWER Software Jobs Demand Trend in England

TOWER Software
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

TOWER Software Daily Rate Trend in England

TOWER Software
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TOWER Software across the England region.

TOWER Software Hourly Rate Trend in England

TOWER Software
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 TOWER Software 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 2 £525 -25.00% 3
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TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 12 (46.15%) SAP
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) DV Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) DHCP
2 11 (42.31%) DNS
2 11 (42.31%) HP
2 11 (42.31%) vSphere
2 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
3 9 (34.62%) Kernel Tuning
3 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (34.62%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
3 9 (34.62%) McAfee
3 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
3 9 (34.62%) UNIX
3 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
3 9 (34.62%) Infoblox
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 6 (23.08%) Electronics
5 5 (19.23%) MS Office
5 5 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Agresso
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DHCP
1 11 (42.31%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Design Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) UNIX
2 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Kernel Tuning
1 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (34.62%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Change Control
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.54%) ERP
2 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
3 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) DV Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCTS
4 2 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) vSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Firmware
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 11 (42.31%) HP
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) McAfee
3 9 (34.62%) Infoblox
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) JD Edwards
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Huawei