The first table below looks at the demand for DameWare skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DameWare over the 3 months to 28 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 of the Systems Management category.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DameWare Development
Rank 584 554 561
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs citing DameWare 20 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.022% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 0.29% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£128 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £128 - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Average hourly rate £17.33 £19.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.12% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £13.61 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £24.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% +33.33%
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4138 3765 3800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.57% 7.37% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2431 2107 1944
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 169 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £41.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +27.14%

DameWare
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DameWare Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DameWare
Daily Rate Trend

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

DameWare Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DameWare
Hourly Rate Trend

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

DameWare Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DameWare
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DameWare within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 0 18 - - 3
London +23 17 - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Derby - - - -

DameWare
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DameWare 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 DameWare.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 16 (61.54%) ITIL
3 16 (61.54%) Windows XP
4 14 (53.85%) HP
5 13 (50.00%) MS Office
5 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
6 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
7 10 (38.46%) VPN
7 10 (38.46%) Blackberry
8 9 (34.62%) Citrix
8 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
9 7 (26.92%) Back Office
9 7 (26.92%) OpenView
9 7 (26.92%) Dell
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Vista
9 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (23.08%) F5
10 6 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (23.08%) OVSD
10 6 (23.08%) VMware
10 6 (23.08%) Statistics
10 6 (23.08%) Finance
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure

DameWare
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DameWare 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 DameWare. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) VPN
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) IPv4
2 6 (23.08%) LAN
2 6 (23.08%) DHCP
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (19.23%) 3G
3 5 (19.23%) HTTP
3 5 (19.23%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) Intranet
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 7 (26.92%) Back Office
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Financial Institution
4 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Desktop Support
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (19.23%) Support Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Blackberry
2 6 (23.08%) Statistics
3 5 (19.23%) Hedge funds
4 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
4 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
5 2 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows XP
3 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Vista
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 2000
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
3 6 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) ISA Server
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) OpenView
2 6 (23.08%) OVSD
3 3 (11.54%) SCCM
4 1 (3.85%) PureDisk
4 1 (3.85%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) HP
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Dell
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) IBM
4 6 (23.08%) Nokia
4 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 6 (23.08%) F5
4 6 (23.08%) Clearswift
4 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Altiris
5 5 (19.23%) Reuters
5 5 (19.23%) Bloomberg
5 5 (19.23%) Lotus
6 3 (11.54%) Wyse
7 2 (7.69%) LANDesk