The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Meridio 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 Meridio over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Meridio, Inc.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Meridio
Rank 626 637 615
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing Meridio 18 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.007% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.016% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £283 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £325 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.07% -27.77%
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
24666 25232 24671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.16% 45.30% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15147 14320 13834
Average daily rate £401 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 1101 1046
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.90 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

Meridio
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Meridio Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Meridio
Daily Rate Trend

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

Meridio Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Meridio
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Meridio Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Meridio
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Meridio within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -15 11 £283 -13.07% 3
County Antrim - 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
Belfast - 7 - -
South East -1 5 - - 2
North East - 5 £283 -
Berkshire +3 4 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £280 -
Bracknell - 4 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £280 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

Meridio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Meridio 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 Meridio.

1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) HP
3 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) SAN
4 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
4 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
4 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
5 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (42.11%) EDRMS
6 8 (42.11%) Migration
6 8 (42.11%) Clustering
7 7 (36.84%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
7 7 (36.84%) IDOL
7 7 (36.84%) Altiris
7 7 (36.84%) Symantec
7 7 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (36.84%) CommVault
7 7 (36.84%) Dell
7 7 (36.84%) VB
7 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
7 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (36.84%) Dell Compellent
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (26.32%) CRM
8 5 (26.32%) Problem Management

Meridio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Meridio 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 Meridio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
3 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (15.79%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) EDRMS
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) IDOL
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Production DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (21.05%) Replication
4 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
4 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
5 2 (10.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) QMS
4 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.79%) Release Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) VB
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) MCDBA
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (21.05%) Perfmon
3 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
3 3 (15.79%) Netcool
3 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Unicenter
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) HP
3 7 (36.84%) Altiris
3 7 (36.84%) CommVault
3 7 (36.84%) Dell
3 7 (36.84%) Dell Compellent
3 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
3 7 (36.84%) Symantec
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) Veritas
West Midlands
LA International
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £298 per day
Posted: 3 days ago