The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Infor 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 Infor over the 3 months to 23 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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 Infor Global Solutions.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infor
Rank 558 551 574
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs citing Infor 22 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.035% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.075% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Average daily rate
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£270 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £625 £550
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £41.42 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +167.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.50
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

Infor
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infor Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infor
Daily Rate Trend

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

Infor Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infor
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infor within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Infor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infor
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Infor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infor
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infor within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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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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 -12 20 £270 -46.00% 10
London -1 11 £260 -20.00% 2
North West - 4 - - 1
South East -3 3 £450 -18.18% 3
North East - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Hove - - - -

Infor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Infor 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 Infor.

1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) ERP
3 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (23.81%) SAP
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 8 (19.05%) Windows
5 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
5 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (16.67%) Sun
6 7 (16.67%) SQL
6 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (14.29%) CRM
7 6 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.90%) JD Edwards
8 5 (11.90%) .NET
8 5 (11.90%) Oracle
8 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (9.52%) InfoPath
9 4 (9.52%) Degree
9 4 (9.52%) Change Control
9 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
9 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
9 4 (9.52%) VBA
9 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
9 4 (9.52%) Project Management

Infor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Infor 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 Infor. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.38%) Documentum
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.76%) SAP Business One
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.38%) Movex
4 1 (2.38%) Maximo
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (2.38%) Infor M3
4 1 (2.38%) Agresso
4 1 (2.38%) Lawson
4 1 (2.38%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Taleo
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.76%) OLAP
5 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.38%) SAP BI
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) German Language
2 3 (7.14%) Italian Language
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Applications Support
6 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) ERP Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) ERP Manager
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 2 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Implementation Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Finance Systems Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) XSLT
3 2 (4.76%) Ajax
3 2 (4.76%) jQuery
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) GIS
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) AS400
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) iSeries
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ERP
2 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.29%) CRM
4 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Change Control
6 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.14%) EAM
7 2 (4.76%) ETL
7 2 (4.76%) MVC
7 2 (4.76%) Document Management
7 2 (4.76%) Logistics
7 2 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) VBA
3 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) RPG
4 1 (2.38%) COBOL
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) ABAP
4 1 (2.38%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) MCSD
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.76%) PMP
2 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) SAP
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Sun
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 5 (11.90%) JD Edwards
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) VMware
6 3 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) Civica
8 1 (2.38%) Ceridian
8 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Peoplefluent
8 1 (2.38%) Adobe
8 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.38%) Cognos
8 1 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) ION Trading
8 1 (2.38%) Kronos
8 1 (2.38%) Epicor
8 1 (2.38%) Baan