The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thunderhead over the 3 months to 24 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 Southampton 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 Thunderhead Limited.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thunderhead
Rank 37 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.55% - 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
123 146 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.98% 55.30% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 92 52
Average daily rate £315 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £178 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £506 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £11.75 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £28.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Thunderhead
Hampshire

Thunderhead
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Thunderhead Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Thunderhead Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Thunderhead
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Wealth Management
2 2 (28.57%) Guidewire
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Guidewire
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft