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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nimsoft
Rank 383 377 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Nimsoft 15 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.074% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £346 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £270 -
% change year-on-year
+4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
Nimsoft
England

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
9588 9719 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.39% 45.09% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 6290 5561
Average daily rate £425 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 219 277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Nimsoft
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

Nimsoft
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

Nimsoft
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

Nimsoft
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nimsoft within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
City of London - - - - 2
Nimsoft
England

Nimsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) ITIL
1 18 (85.71%) ITSM
2 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) HP
2 17 (80.95%) CA
2 17 (80.95%) Veritas
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
4 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 15 (71.43%) VBScript
4 15 (71.43%) Citrix
4 15 (71.43%) SAN
4 15 (71.43%) Middleware
4 15 (71.43%) Replication
4 15 (71.43%) Incident Management
4 15 (71.43%) SCCM
4 15 (71.43%) SCOM
4 15 (71.43%) SCVMM
4 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (71.43%) PowerShell
4 15 (71.43%) XenDesktop
4 15 (71.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 15 (71.43%) Veeam
4 15 (71.43%) Hyper-V
4 15 (71.43%) NAS
4 15 (71.43%) HP SIM
4 15 (71.43%) NetScaler
4 15 (71.43%) ServiceNow
4 15 (71.43%) Low Latency
4 15 (71.43%) EdgeSight

Nimsoft
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (66.67%) OpenStack
1 14 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 15 (71.43%) SAN
1 15 (71.43%) NAS
1 15 (71.43%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Games
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
1 13 (61.90%) Wintel Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Replication
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) ITIL
1 18 (85.71%) ITSM
2 15 (71.43%) Incident Management
2 15 (71.43%) Low Latency
3 14 (66.67%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) VBScript
1 15 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 14 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) RHCE
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (71.43%) XenDesktop
1 15 (71.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 15 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 14 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (66.67%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) SCCM
1 15 (71.43%) SCOM
1 15 (71.43%) SCVMM
1 15 (71.43%) HP SIM
1 15 (71.43%) EdgeSight
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) VMware
1 17 (80.95%) HP
1 17 (80.95%) CA
1 17 (80.95%) Veritas
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) Citrix
3 15 (71.43%) Veeam
3 15 (71.43%) ServiceNow
4 14 (66.67%) Dell
4 14 (66.67%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle