The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nimsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nimsoft over the 3 months to 1 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 Nimsoft.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nimsoft
Rank 402 394 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Nimsoft 6 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.051% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.060% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £175 £400
% change year-on-year
- -56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9965 10332 10053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 44.30% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6470 6757 6335
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 209 272
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £44.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Nimsoft Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Nimsoft Daily Rate Trend in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Nimsoft Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Nimsoft 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 Nimsoft.

1 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) HP
1 18 (85.71%) IBM
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 18 (85.71%) ITSM
1 18 (85.71%) Replication
2 17 (80.95%) ITIL
3 16 (76.19%) SharePoint
3 16 (76.19%) TCP/IP
3 16 (76.19%) C#
3 16 (76.19%) VBScript
3 16 (76.19%) Project Management
3 16 (76.19%) Middleware
3 16 (76.19%) Dell
3 16 (76.19%) Citrix
3 16 (76.19%) SAN
3 16 (76.19%) CA
3 16 (76.19%) Veritas
3 16 (76.19%) VMware
3 16 (76.19%) Incident Management
3 16 (76.19%) SCCM
3 16 (76.19%) SCOM
3 16 (76.19%) SCVMM
3 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (76.19%) PowerShell
3 16 (76.19%) Hyper-V
3 16 (76.19%) NAS
3 16 (76.19%) XenApp
3 16 (76.19%) XenDesktop
3 16 (76.19%) Veritas Cluster Server

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Nimsoft 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 Nimsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (76.19%) SharePoint
1 16 (76.19%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) TCP/IP
1 16 (76.19%) SAN
1 16 (76.19%) NAS
1 16 (76.19%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Wintel Analyst
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Wintel Support
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) ITSM
2 17 (80.95%) ITIL
3 16 (76.19%) Project Management
3 16 (76.19%) Incident Management
3 16 (76.19%) Low Latency
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
1 16 (76.19%) VBScript
1 16 (76.19%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (76.19%) Hyper-V
1 16 (76.19%) XenApp
1 16 (76.19%) XenDesktop
1 16 (76.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 16 (76.19%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) SCCM
1 16 (76.19%) SCOM
1 16 (76.19%) SCVMM
1 16 (76.19%) HP SIM
1 16 (76.19%) EdgeSight
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) HP
1 18 (85.71%) IBM
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) Dell
2 16 (76.19%) Citrix
2 16 (76.19%) CA
2 16 (76.19%) Veritas
2 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Veeam
2 16 (76.19%) ServiceNow
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Kaseya
4 1 (4.76%) NetSuite