The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 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 Infor Global Solutions.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infor
Rank 559 542 550
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing Infor 27 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.066% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.14% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £287 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £605 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £565 £375
% change year-on-year
-38.05% +50.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
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
24741 23798 23532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.38% 46.19% 47.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14780 13501 12196
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1382
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.07 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 30 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 22 December 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
(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 -28 27 £350 -33.33% 8
West Midlands +2 10 £350 -
Yorkshire -1 6 £409 -
South West -27 4 £275 -60.71%
Somerset - 4 £275 -
London +3 2 £600 +14.28% 3
South East -24 2 £438 -16.66% 5
East Midlands - 2 £285 -
Street - 2 £250 -
Chesterfield - 1 £400 -
Derbyshire - 1 £400 -
Dorset - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
City of London - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -

Infor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 16 (42.11%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) ERP
4 12 (31.58%) Sun
5 9 (23.68%) Windows
6 8 (21.05%) SAP
7 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) HP
7 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
8 6 (15.79%) VMware
9 4 (10.53%) MS Office
9 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
9 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
9 4 (10.53%) SLA
9 4 (10.53%) JD Edwards
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) QA
9 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (10.53%) Infor M3
9 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
9 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.89%) Java
10 3 (7.89%) Web Services
10 3 (7.89%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports

Infor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (7.89%) Lotus Domino
1 3 (7.89%) Tuxedo
1 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.89%) TeamSite
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Infor M3
2 3 (7.89%) Exstream
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (7.89%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.26%) SAP Business One
3 2 (5.26%) Movex
3 2 (5.26%) Lawson
4 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.63%) Workday HCM
4 1 (2.63%) Maximo
4 1 (2.63%) PRMS
4 1 (2.63%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.63%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) DHCP
1 3 (7.89%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (5.26%) LDAP
2 2 (5.26%) FTP
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Consultant
1 8 (21.05%) Systems Support
2 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) ERP Manager
6 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Sun Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Sun Support
6 2 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) EDI
3 1 (2.63%) BAPI
3 1 (2.63%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) Sencha Touch
3 1 (2.63%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Statistics
2 3 (7.89%) FMCG
3 2 (5.26%) Streaming Video
3 2 (5.26%) iSeries
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) PDA
4 1 (2.63%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) AS400
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ERP
2 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.53%) Project Management
2 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 3 (7.89%) High Availability
3 3 (7.89%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.89%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.26%) CRM
4 2 (5.26%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.63%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing Management
5 1 (2.63%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.63%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) RPG
3 1 (2.63%) VBA
3 1 (2.63%) RPG IV
3 1 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.63%) PMP
2 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) PAS 55
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (5.26%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) Sun
3 8 (21.05%) SAP
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) HP
5 6 (15.79%) VMware
6 4 (10.53%) JD Edwards
7 3 (7.89%) TIBCO
7 3 (7.89%) Lotus
7 3 (7.89%) Cognos
8 2 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (5.26%) IBM
8 2 (5.26%) Apple
8 2 (5.26%) Epicor
8 2 (5.26%) Epiphany
8 2 (5.26%) Mitel
8 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
8 2 (5.26%) ProCurve
8 2 (5.26%) Kerio
8 2 (5.26%) NEC