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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FrontRange
Rank 619 606 574
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -32
Contract jobs citing FrontRange 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.012% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.025% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Average daily rate £300 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £397 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £413
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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FrontRange within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

FrontRange Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 5 £300 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £225 -
Doncaster - 3 £225 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £225 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
London +3 1 - -
East of England - 1 £375 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -
Cambridge - 1 £375 -

FrontRange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Service Management
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) ServiceNow
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
3 7 (58.33%) ITSM
4 5 (41.67%) IT Governance
4 5 (41.67%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) COBIT
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Electronics
6 3 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (8.33%) Banking
8 1 (8.33%) BMC
8 1 (8.33%) Remedy
8 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (8.33%) SharePoint

FrontRange
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Management Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
4 1 (8.33%) Data Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Service Management
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
3 7 (58.33%) ITSM
4 5 (41.67%) IT Governance
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
4 5 (41.67%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
5 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy