The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PlateSpin
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4482 4273 4181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.90% 47.71% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2116 2048
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 244 345
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.19 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VCAP
3 2 (40.00%) vCloud
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) HP