The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Empirix products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Empirix over the 3 months to 18 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 South East 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 Empirix.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Empirix
Rank 249 235 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Empirix 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.024% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.049% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £480 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £300 £525
% change year-on-year
+56.66% -42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Empirix
England

Empirix
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Empirix Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Empirix
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Empirix Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Empirix
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Empirix 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 Empirix.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Genesys
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) WFM
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Verint

Empirix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Empirix 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 Empirix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) WFM
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Genesys
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Verint