The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 120 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mercator 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.046% - 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Hampshire region.

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1194 817 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 54.35% 48.29% 49.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 431 361
Average daily rate £350 £363 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 37 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Mercator
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Mercator Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Mercator 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 Mercator.

1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Liferay
4 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Pascal
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) FDDI
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) HTML

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Mercator 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 Mercator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) FDDI
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Pascal
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat