The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of FrontRange products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FrontRange over the 3 months to 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FrontRange
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FrontRange 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
563 379 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.96% 50.53% 55.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 142 208
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £210
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 16 31 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +93.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £15.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
FrontRange
Berkshire

FrontRange
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

FrontRange Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

FrontRange
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

FrontRange Daily Rate Trend in Reading

FrontRange
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FrontRange across the Reading region.

FrontRange Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

FrontRange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Royalblue
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Unicenter

FrontRange
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Unicenter
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Royalblue
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix