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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PlateSpin
Rank - 415 401
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.010% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
8618 9582 9827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.61% 45.22% 44.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5658 6364 6308
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 197 217
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.05 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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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Top 22 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Middleware
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) NetIQ
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) SCOM
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Migration Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) NetIQ
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft