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 6 March 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 Thunderhead Limited.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thunderhead
Rank 249 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% 0.092% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
4396 4148 3582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.45% 47.63% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2302 2018 1677
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 242 310
Average hourly rate £17.75 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £10.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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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

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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 Thunderhead across the South East region.

Thunderhead Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thunderhead across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Thunderhead Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Documentum
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Nintex
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Ant
4 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) IVR
4 1 (16.67%) DOC1

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Documentum
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) DOC1
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Documentation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Documentation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Nintex