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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TOWER Software
Rank 554 534 519
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 25 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.040% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.088% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £420 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50
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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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TOWER Software across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

TOWER Software Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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
South East -4 15 £475 - 2
London -14 6 £500 +16.27% 2
South West - 4 £420 -
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TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (48.94%) SAP
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) Telecoms
3 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
4 16 (34.04%) Degree
5 15 (31.91%) MS Office
6 14 (29.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
8 10 (21.28%) DV Cleared
8 10 (21.28%) vSphere
8 10 (21.28%) VMware
8 10 (21.28%) Linux
8 10 (21.28%) HP
8 10 (21.28%) DHCP
8 10 (21.28%) DNS
9 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.02%) UNIX
9 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
9 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
9 8 (17.02%) McAfee
9 8 (17.02%) Finance
9 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (17.02%) Infoblox
9 8 (17.02%) Kernel Tuning
9 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (14.89%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (14.89%) Electronics
11 5 (10.64%) SQL
12 4 (8.51%) ITIL
12 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
2 15 (31.91%) MS Office
3 14 (29.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (8.51%) AutoCAD
5 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Agresso
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) DHCP
1 10 (21.28%) DNS
2 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 19 (40.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 7 (14.89%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Design Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 1 (2.13%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.13%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Manual Tester
5 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.13%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Tester
5 1 (2.13%) Author
5 1 (2.13%) Technical Author
5 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (2.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Clustering
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) UNIX
2 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Kernel Tuning
1 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (14.89%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.38%) ERP
5 2 (4.26%) UML
5 2 (4.26%) CRM
5 2 (4.26%) Service Management
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.26%) Change Control
5 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (2.13%) DevOps
6 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Degree
2 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
3 10 (21.28%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCTS
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) CISSP
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) GAAP
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) vSphere
2 3 (6.38%) Firmware
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) SAP
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) HP
4 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
4 8 (17.02%) McAfee
4 8 (17.02%) Infoblox
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.13%) Huawei
7 1 (2.13%) IBM