The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Kronos, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kronos
Rank 583 532 570
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +38
Contract jobs citing Kronos 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.027% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate £425 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £338
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25052 22396 27843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 46.96% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14091 11884 14183
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £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 1059 1189 1316
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

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
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 4 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -50 4 £425 +41.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

Kronos
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (18.75%) WFM
2 2 (12.50%) German Language
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) System Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management

Kronos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
1 2 (12.50%) German Language
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (18.75%) WFM
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft