The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress 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 the Progress Software Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 58 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Progress 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.81% 0.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.94% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.29
% change year-on-year
- -31.89%
Progress
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
421 361 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 56.66% 51.94% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 156 133
Average daily rate £370 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 16
Average hourly rate £14.85 £22.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% +31.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Progress across the Hertfordshire region.

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Progress
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the Hertfordshire 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
Watford - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £350 - 1
Progress
East of England

Progress
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Progress 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 Progress.

1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (50.00%) OpenEdge
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Progress 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 Progress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
1 6 (100.00%) Progress DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
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