The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FrontRange products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FrontRange over the 3 months to 29 August 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 FrontRange Solutions.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FrontRange
Rank - - 142
Contract jobs citing FrontRange 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate - £130 £200
% change year-on-year
- -35.00%
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1416 1297 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.33% 45.25% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 578 723
Average daily rate £338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £214 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 105 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

FrontRange
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

FrontRange Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FrontRange
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

FrontRange Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing FrontRange 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 FrontRange.

1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy

FrontRange
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing FrontRange 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 FrontRange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy