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 1 July 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 PlateSpin Ltd.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PlateSpin
Rank 408 394 394
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 3 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.052% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.12% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
10440 10319 10573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.65% 44.36% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6879 6612 6625
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 208 301
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Hitachi
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) NetIQ
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) NAS

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Storage Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
1 2 (66.67%) FlexPod
1 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (66.67%) EMC VNX
1 2 (66.67%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) SRDF
1 2 (66.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) EMC VPLEX
1 2 (66.67%) SnapMirror
1 2 (66.67%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Hitachi
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) NetIQ
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell