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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FrontRange over the 3 months to 31 August 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FrontRange
Rank 640 658 634
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs citing FrontRange 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.015% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £188 £413 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +98.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £339 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £413 £234
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24316 25821 25563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.01% 44.06% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14840 15245 14252
Median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1106 1092
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.52 £18.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

FrontRange
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FrontRange as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FrontRange within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 5 £188 -54.54% 2
South East - 4 £188 -
Surrey - 4 £188 -
Epsom - 2 £200 -
London -23 1 £188 -54.54%
Chessington - 1 £188 -
Guildford - 1 £162 -

FrontRange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FrontRange also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FrontRange.

1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Sage
2 4 (66.67%) SEO
2 4 (66.67%) Intranet
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (66.67%) InDesign
2 4 (66.67%) CMS
2 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 4 (66.67%) WordPress
2 4 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Social Media
2 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (66.67%) Sage X3
2 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP

FrontRange
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) CMS
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
1 4 (66.67%) WordPress
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (66.67%) InDesign
1 4 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Sage X3
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Sage CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Intranet
1 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Manager
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Support Professional
2 1 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) Blog
2 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (66.67%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) Online Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Audit
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Sage
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) arcserve
4 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
5 1 (16.67%) Lagan
5 1 (16.67%) Northgate
5 1 (16.67%) Oneserve
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (16.67%) SAP