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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TOWER Software over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TOWER Software
Rank 578 616 591
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -25
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 25 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.010% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.023% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
Median daily rate £413 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £1,000 £190
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +426.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
TOWER Software
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
20779 21463 23096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.32% 42.62% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12798 12777 13930
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 892 1141
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.84 £45.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

TOWER Software
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing TOWER Software as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOWER Software within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands - 14 £450 -
South West - 5 £375 -
London +6 3 £500 -9.09% 3
South East - 3 £450 -
TOWER Software
UK

TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TOWER Software also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for TOWER Software.

1 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 20 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 20 (47.62%) WAN
4 18 (42.86%) LAN
4 18 (42.86%) IBM
4 18 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 16 (38.10%) BT
5 16 (38.10%) Capita
5 16 (38.10%) Customer Engagement
5 16 (38.10%) Presales
6 12 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (19.05%) Windows
8 7 (16.67%) vRealize
8 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 7 (16.67%) Ansible
9 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.90%) DNS
10 5 (11.90%) DHCP
10 5 (11.90%) Solaris
10 5 (11.90%) Unix
10 5 (11.90%) Project Management
10 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
10 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
10 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.90%) VMware
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
10 5 (11.90%) Kernel Tuning
10 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) WAN
2 18 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.90%) DHCP
4 5 (11.90%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall
5 2 (4.76%) Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya Modular Messaging
6 1 (2.38%) BGP
6 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.38%) MPLS
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) OSPF
6 1 (2.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
1 1 (2.38%) GIS
1 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (2.38%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Mocha
2 1 (2.38%) QUnit
General
1 18 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Architect
2 16 (38.10%) Telecoms Architect
3 14 (33.33%) Lead Architect
4 10 (23.81%) Network Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Automation Specialist
5 5 (11.90%) Build Automation Specialist
6 4 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Data Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Network Support
9 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Support Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.38%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.38%) Backbone.js
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) CSS3
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) HTML5
1 1 (2.38%) LESS
1 1 (2.38%) Marionette.js
1 1 (2.38%) Node.js
1 1 (2.38%) OOCSS
1 1 (2.38%) React
1 1 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.38%) CESG
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) LLPG
5 1 (2.38%) NLPG
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Solaris
3 5 (11.90%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Customer Engagement
1 16 (38.10%) Presales
2 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
2 5 (11.90%) Kernel Tuning
2 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (11.90%) Project Management
3 4 (9.52%) Application Packaging
3 4 (9.52%) Server Hardening
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Change Control
4 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 20 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) CCNP
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) BS7666
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Ansible
1 7 (16.67%) vRealize
2 5 (11.90%) yum
3 4 (9.52%) Packer
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) IBM
2 16 (38.10%) BT
2 16 (38.10%) Capita
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Aruba
5 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.76%) BMC
5 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.76%) F5
5 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.38%) ESRI
6 1 (2.38%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 1 (2.38%) Red Box
6 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.38%) Sonus