The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TOWER Software
Rank 562 538 552
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.028% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
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£650 £435 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.42% -8.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22458 21809 24499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.81% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12735 12183 12822
Average daily rate £388 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1003 1112 1288
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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 30 July 2014.

TOWER Software Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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 30 July 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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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 +18 9 £650 +49.42% 1
South East - 2 - - 3
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 9 (29.03%) Project Management
3 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Information Assurance
4 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
5 6 (19.35%) Degree
5 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
5 6 (19.35%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Change Control
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 5 (16.13%) AutoCAD
6 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
6 5 (16.13%) SAP
7 4 (12.90%) C
7 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
8 3 (9.68%) WFM
8 3 (9.68%) Nortel Meridian
8 3 (9.68%) CMS
8 3 (9.68%) Handset
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Nortel

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
3 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (16.13%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Nortel Meridian
1 3 (9.68%) PBX
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) MPLS
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
2 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.45%) DMVPN
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) SMTP
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
1 7 (22.58%) Senior Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Design Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Voice Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support
6 1 (3.23%) Creative Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (9.68%) Handset
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) RMADS
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Neural Network
4 1 (3.23%) CESG
4 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Project Management
2 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
2 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Information Assurance
4 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
4 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Change Control
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
7 3 (9.68%) WFM
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL
8 2 (6.45%) DSDM
8 2 (6.45%) Information Security
8 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
2 2 (6.45%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Nortel
3 3 (9.68%) Avaya
3 3 (9.68%) Cognizant
4 2 (6.45%) McAfee
4 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.45%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Proofpoint
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy