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 29 August 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 TOWER Software.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TOWER Software
Rank 568 560 563
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 15 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.010% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.022% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
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£700 - £405
90% offered a daily rate of more than £605 - £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £805 - £481
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £405
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
23558 22470 24594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.03% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13539 12788 12898
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
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 1040 1032 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 +28 14 £700 -
South East - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (41.18%) Project Management
3 13 (38.24%) PRINCE2
4 11 (32.35%) MS Office
4 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) Information Assurance
6 9 (26.47%) Change Control
6 9 (26.47%) Data Protection
6 9 (26.47%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
8 7 (20.59%) Degree
8 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
8 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
8 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.65%) Service Management
10 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
10 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
10 5 (14.71%) Finance
10 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
10 5 (14.71%) AutoCAD
10 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
10 5 (14.71%) SAP
10 5 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (11.76%) Cisco
11 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
12 3 (8.82%) Dependency Management
12 3 (8.82%) ITIL
12 3 (8.82%) Cognizant
12 3 (8.82%) Quality Management

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
3 5 (14.71%) AutoCAD
3 5 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DMVPN
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) MPLS
1 2 (5.88%) VoIP
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
1 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
2 1 (2.94%) SMTP
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Project Manager
1 11 (32.35%) Senior Manager
2 10 (29.41%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Programme Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Firmware
4 1 (2.94%) Neural Network
4 1 (2.94%) CESG
4 1 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) RMADS
4 1 (2.94%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (41.18%) Project Management
3 13 (38.24%) PRINCE2
4 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) Information Assurance
6 9 (26.47%) Change Control
6 9 (26.47%) Data Protection
7 8 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (17.65%) Service Management
9 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
10 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
11 3 (8.82%) Dependency Management
11 3 (8.82%) ITIL
11 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
11 3 (8.82%) Scrum
11 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
11 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
11 3 (8.82%) Product Management
11 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCTS
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (14.71%) SAP
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Cognizant
5 2 (5.88%) F5
5 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.88%) McAfee
5 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) Proofpoint