The first table below looks at the demand for Exstream skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Exstream over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Business Applications 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Exstream
Rank 584 543 583
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +40
Contract jobs citing Exstream 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.062% 0.023% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4825 4317 5606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.05% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2739 2206 2779
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 78
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £63.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

Exstream
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Exstream Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Exstream
Daily Rate Trend

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

Exstream Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Exstream
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Exstream Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Exstream
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exstream within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 3 £375 - 2
North West - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
Merseyside - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Luton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Exstream
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exstream 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 Exstream.

1 20 (100.00%) HP
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) Project Management
4 11 (55.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) LDAP
5 8 (40.00%) SMTP
5 8 (40.00%) SNMP
5 8 (40.00%) DNS
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) Network Management
6 6 (30.00%) WCF
6 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Papyrus
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
6 6 (30.00%) SOA
6 6 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) VBA
7 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) PMI
8 3 (15.00%) PMP

Exstream
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Exstream 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 Exstream. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) Papyrus
1 6 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) DOC1
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) LDAP
1 8 (40.00%) SMTP
1 8 (40.00%) SNMP
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) WCF
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) Network Management
3 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
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