The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Thunderhead Limited.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thunderhead
Rank 246 - 252
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% - 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% - 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£563 - £585
90% offered a daily rate of more than £553 - £477
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 - £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £410 £585
% change year-on-year
+37.19% -29.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Thunderhead
England

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
4577 4208 4592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.09% 48.95% 49.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2125 1998
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 247 302
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Thunderhead
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Thunderhead Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Thunderhead Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Thunderhead
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 Thunderhead within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £575 -
Kent - - - -
Thunderhead
England

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead.

1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) FileNet
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (20.00%) Cincom
2 3 (20.00%) DOC1
3 2 (13.33%) Document Management
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) SMS
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) JBoss
4 1 (6.67%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Business Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) FileNet
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) DOC1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SMS
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (13.33%) Document Management
2 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Business Development
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Process Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cincom
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe