The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin over the 3 months to 19 September 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 PlateSpin Ltd.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PlateSpin
Rank - 422 404
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 0 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.048% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.10% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £300 £416
% change year-on-year
+60.83% -27.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.65 -
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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
11240 11609 11761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.89% 46.19% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7272 7557 7142
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 256 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

PlateSpin
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin across the London region.

PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin across the London region.

PlateSpin Hourly Rate Trend in London

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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 PlateSpin within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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Job
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City of London - - - -
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PlateSpin
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) DB2
3 6 (50.00%) SAP
3 6 (50.00%) SUSE
3 6 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server

PlateSpin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) SUSE
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) HP