The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Alias products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alias over the 3 months to 27 February 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 the Alias Systems Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Alias
Rank 574 565 536
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Contract jobs citing Alias 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.004% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£155 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.25 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Alias
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Alias within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Alias Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Alias within the UK.

Alias Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Alias
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Alias within the UK.

Alias Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

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Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Alias within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
England -17 2 £155 - 2
Liverpool - - - - 1
London - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1

Alias
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Alias 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 Alias.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Korn
2 3 (50.00%) AWK
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (50.00%) Sun
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) DMZ
2 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) sed
3 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Alias 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 Alias. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (50.00%) DMZ
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) AWK
1 3 (50.00%) Korn
1 3 (50.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Sun
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) BMC