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 27 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 Kronos, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kronos
Rank 604 585 579
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Kronos 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.032% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £440 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £463 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.62% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
25187 24748 23936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.23% 46.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14869 13707 12953
Average daily rate £400 £379 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1080 1197
Average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 27 July 2015.

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 8 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 27 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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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 -26 7 £363 -27.50% 1
South East -15 2 £450 -2.70%
South West - 2 - -
London -2 1 - -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £275 -

Kronos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 8 (29.63%) Retail
1 8 (29.63%) WFM
2 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) iSeries
5 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.11%) RPG
6 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) Prolog
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
6 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 3 (11.11%) BPR
7 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) Logistics
7 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) FMCG
7 2 (7.41%) ERP
7 2 (7.41%) EAI
7 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (7.41%) JDA

Kronos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (29.63%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Kronos Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) iSeries
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) FMCG
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) AS400
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) OS/400
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) WFM
2 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 3 (11.11%) BPR
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Logistics
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) EAI
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) System Testing
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Use Case
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) RPG
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
1 3 (11.11%) Prolog
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) JDA
2 2 (7.41%) Oneserve
3 1 (3.70%) NetApp
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Infor