The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of iSOFT 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 iSOFT over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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 iSOFT Group.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iSOFT
Rank 614 606 573
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -33
Contract jobs citing iSOFT 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.020% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£225 £308 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +32.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £308 £233
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +32.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £70.15 -
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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

iSOFT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

iSOFT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iSOFT
Daily Rate Trend

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

iSOFT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iSOFT
Hourly Rate Trend

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

iSOFT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iSOFT
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSOFT within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -24 6 £225 -26.82% 3
London +1 5 - -
Bradford - 1 £225 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £225 -
Yorkshire - 1 £225 -

iSOFT
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iSOFT 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 iSOFT.

1 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Cerner
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System

iSOFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iSOFT 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 iSOFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Trainer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Trainer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITSM
1 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 1 (11.11%) Release Management
1 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cerner
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago