The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Borland 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 Borland over the 3 months to 29 January 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 Borland Software Corporation.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland
Rank 545 552 513
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Contract jobs citing Borland 26 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.014% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.031% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
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£298 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 - £319
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 £175.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.71% +354.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £175.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-77.71% +354.54%

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
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £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 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Borland
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Borland Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Borland
Daily Rate Trend

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

Borland Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Borland
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Borland Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Borland
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Borland within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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 +1 26 £298 - 5
South East 0 17 £296 - 1
Berkshire +10 9 £296 -
Hampshire -14 8 £295 -
Hook -9 3 £295 -
London +14 1 £325 - 2
City of London - 1 £325 - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Worthing - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Borland
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Borland 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 Borland.

1 25 (78.13%) StarTeam
2 24 (75.00%) Windows
3 23 (71.88%) Configuration Management
4 22 (68.75%) Security Cleared
5 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
6 16 (50.00%) SQL
7 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
8 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
8 14 (43.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 13 (40.63%) VMware
9 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
9 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
9 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (37.50%) SCCM
10 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
10 12 (37.50%) VBScript
10 12 (37.50%) VB
10 12 (37.50%) Oracle
11 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
12 9 (28.13%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
14 6 (18.75%) ITIL
14 6 (18.75%) C++
15 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
15 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
15 5 (15.63%) Electronics
15 5 (15.63%) Degree

Borland
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Borland 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 Borland. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (12.50%) CMS
3 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) StarTeam
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Bazaar
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.13%) BitKeeper
General
1 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
1 5 (15.63%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.13%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) VCL
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Open Source
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
2 3 (9.38%) New Media
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) UNIX
7 1 (3.13%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Configuration Management
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL V2
4 4 (12.50%) Software Distribution
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Coaching
5 3 (9.38%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.13%) B2B
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) CMMI
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
3 12 (37.50%) VBScript
3 12 (37.50%) VB
4 6 (18.75%) C++
5 4 (12.50%) C
6 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) VC++
8 1 (3.13%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
5 3 (9.38%) CCNA
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.38%) RHCE
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (9.38%) RHCSA
5 3 (9.38%) RHCA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (37.50%) SCCM
3 8 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (12.50%) WMI
4 4 (12.50%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Brocade
6 1 (3.13%) Serena
6 1 (3.13%) Fujitsu