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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kronos
Rank 622 609 581
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -28
Contract jobs citing Kronos 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.012% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
26088 25475 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.91% 45.77% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15433 14202 13497
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1086 1101
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.46 £19.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -5.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 9 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 31 August 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 -24 9 £450 -10.00% 2
South East -27 4 £450 -10.00%
Hampshire - 3 £450 -
South West - 2 - -
London +2 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £275 - 1
Reading - 1 £450 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -

Kronos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (45.00%) WFM
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (20.00%) iSeries
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (15.00%) Prolog
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) RPG
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (15.00%) QA
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) EAI
5 2 (10.00%) JDA

Kronos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (15.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Support
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Kronos Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) iSeries
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) AS400
4 1 (5.00%) FMCG
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) OS/400
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) WFM
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) ERP
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) EAI
4 2 (10.00%) Logistics
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) RPG
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) Prolog
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) JDA
1 2 (10.00%) Oneserve
2 1 (5.00%) NetApp
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Infor