The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Becrypt 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 Becrypt over the 3 months to 22 July 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 currently tracked.

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 Becrypt Limited.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Becrypt
Rank 565 550 576
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Contract jobs citing Becrypt 7 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.031% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.067% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Average daily rate
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£285 £360 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +7.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £342 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £370 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.50
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24237 23956 27028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 47.11% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 12978 13603
Average daily rate £379 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1209 1385
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

Becrypt
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Becrypt Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Becrypt
Daily Rate Trend

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

Becrypt Daily Rate Trend in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

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

Becrypt Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Becrypt
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 Becrypt within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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 -8 7 £285 -8.06% 1
North West -5 5 - -
Warrington - 5 - -
Cheshire - 5 - -
London - 1 £245 - 1

Becrypt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Becrypt 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 Becrypt.

1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Citrix
2 20 (60.61%) Windows 7
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
4 14 (42.42%) VMware
5 13 (39.39%) Symantec
6 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (36.36%) McAfee
6 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 10 (30.30%) CA
8 10 (30.30%) Sophos
8 10 (30.30%) SCCM
9 9 (27.27%) VBScript
9 9 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (27.27%) MS Office
9 9 (27.27%) SAP
9 9 (27.27%) Adobe
9 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 9 (27.27%) Veeam
10 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
10 8 (24.24%) Firewall
10 8 (24.24%) Migration
10 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
10 8 (24.24%) Windows 8
11 7 (21.21%) Validation
11 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (18.18%) Windows XP

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Becrypt 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 Becrypt. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) 3G
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) Broadband
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Server Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.03%) Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Replication
2 4 (12.12%) Fat Client
2 4 (12.12%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows 7
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 8
5 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.06%) NetWare
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 7 (21.21%) Validation
3 6 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.03%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) VBScript
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) CCA
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
3 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Citrix
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) VMware
4 13 (39.39%) Symantec
5 12 (36.36%) McAfee
6 10 (30.30%) Sophos
6 10 (30.30%) CA
7 9 (27.27%) Adobe
7 9 (27.27%) SAP
7 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 9 (27.27%) Veeam
8 6 (18.18%) AppSense
9 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco
9 3 (9.09%) HP
10 2 (6.06%) Novell
10 2 (6.06%) Lotus
11 1 (3.03%) Dell
11 1 (3.03%) Clearswift
11 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat