The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software over the 3 months to 17 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 TOWER Software.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TOWER Software
Rank 239 229 243
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.012% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.025% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4654 4075 5404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.96% 48.62% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2323 1980 2368
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £209 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 324 368
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 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
TOWER Software
England

TOWER Software
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

TOWER Software Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TOWER Software
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TOWER Software Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TOWER Software
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

TOWER Software Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

TOWER Software
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software.

1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) AutoCAD
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) WFM
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Nortel
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) AutoCAD
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) PBX
1 1 (14.29%) Nortel Meridian
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) WFM
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Nortel
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco