The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Kronos 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 Kronos over the 3 months to 12 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 Kronos, Inc.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kronos
Rank 580 603 577
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Contract jobs citing Kronos 46 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.017% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.038% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 3
Average daily rate £463 £494 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +105.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £461 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £494 £240
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +105.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00

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%

Kronos
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Kronos Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kronos
Daily Rate Trend

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

Kronos Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Kronos
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kronos within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Kronos Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Kronos
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Kronos Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Kronos
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kronos within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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 +35 46 £463 -5.12% 1
East Midlands -2 18 £463 -1.33% 1
South East +28 12 £625 -
Northamptonshire +14 10 £488 +4.00% 1
Northampton +17 9 £488 +4.00% 1
Hampshire +11 7 £625 -
West Midlands - 7 £356 -
London +11 5 £330 -
Birmingham - 5 £363 -
Middlesex - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £365 -
Midlands - 4 £450 -
Southampton - 3 - -
Basingstoke +1 2 £625 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £313 -
Warwickshire - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 £365 -

Kronos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kronos 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 Kronos.

1 15 (29.41%) Retail
2 13 (25.49%) SAP
3 11 (21.57%) Project Management
3 11 (21.57%) SDLC
4 10 (19.61%) QA
5 8 (15.69%) WFM
6 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) HP
6 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.80%) ERP
7 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.84%) Finance
8 4 (7.84%) ITIL
9 3 (5.88%) SQL
9 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
9 3 (5.88%) PRINCE
9 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Northgate
9 3 (5.88%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.92%) SAP HANA
10 2 (3.92%) Change Control
10 2 (3.92%) Ceridian
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.92%) Logistics

Kronos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kronos 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 Kronos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Maximo
1 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.96%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
2 2 (3.92%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (29.41%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Automotive
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Project Manager
2 15 (29.41%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) Kronos Consultant
5 7 (13.73%) Business Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Manager
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Systems Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Retail Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) HR Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) HR Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) HR Director
8 2 (3.92%) HR Manager
8 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Programme Director
9 1 (1.96%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Project Management
1 11 (21.57%) SDLC
2 8 (15.69%) WFM
3 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
3 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
3 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
4 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
4 5 (9.80%) ERP
4 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 3 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.92%) Analytics
7 2 (3.92%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (3.92%) Change Control
7 2 (3.92%) Line Management
7 2 (3.92%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) C
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) SAP
2 7 (13.73%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) Northgate
4 2 (3.92%) Ceridian
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) Concur
5 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.96%) NetApp
5 1 (1.96%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.96%) Sage
5 1 (1.96%) Verint
5 1 (1.96%) VMware