The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Siemens products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Siemens over the 3 months to 1 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 Siemens AG.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Siemens
Rank 141 108 129
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +21
Contract jobs citing Siemens 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.74% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £271 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.71% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £230 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £374 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £364 £369
% change year-on-year
-10.65% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £19.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
+77.63% -70.76%
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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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1368 943 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.33% 41.04% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 591 645
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 82 109
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Siemens
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Siemens Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Siemens
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Siemens Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Siemens
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Siemens across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Siemens Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Siemens
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Siemens Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Siemens
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Siemens 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 Siemens.

1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Genesys
2 4 (50.00%) Empirix
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) IVR
2 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (50.00%) WFM
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Verint
3 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) VPLS
3 2 (25.00%) Brocade
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) VRRP

Siemens
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Siemens 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 Siemens. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) VPLS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) VRRP
2 2 (25.00%) ADSL
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) RIP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Junos
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Chemistry
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) WFM
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) System Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
1 1 (12.50%) VC++
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) MCT
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Genesys
1 4 (50.00%) Empirix
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Verint
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Brocade
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Sony
3 1 (12.50%) NorthgateArinso
3 1 (12.50%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (12.50%) Trustwave
3 1 (12.50%) IronPort
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