The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin Ltd.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PlateSpin
Rank 249 - 246
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% - 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% - 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £328
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%
PlateSpin
England

PlateSpin
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PlateSpin Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PlateSpin
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PlateSpin Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PlateSpin
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PlateSpin Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PlateSpin
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PlateSpin within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Surrey - - - -
PlateSpin
England

PlateSpin
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

PlateSpin
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 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) VMware