The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FrontRange 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 FrontRange over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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 FrontRange Solutions.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FrontRange
Rank 610 568 593
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +25
Contract jobs citing FrontRange 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.024% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£208 £130 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.61% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £130 £200
% change year-on-year
- -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
25793 24704 26940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.35% 46.90% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14444 13694 13692
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 1093 1105 1354
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

FrontRange
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FrontRange Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FrontRange
Daily Rate Trend

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

FrontRange Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FrontRange
Hourly Rate Trend

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

FrontRange Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FrontRange
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FrontRange within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -20 2 £208 +59.61% 4
Scotland - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1

FrontRange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FrontRange 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 FrontRange.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITSM
2 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (40.00%) COBIT
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) CMS

FrontRange
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) BMC
1 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) MobileIron
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CA