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 22 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Meridio
Rank 580 562 556
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing Meridio 6 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.027% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.059% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
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
24741 23798 23532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.38% 46.19% 47.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14780 13501 12196
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1382
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.07 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 6 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 22 December 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
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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 -28 6 £363 - 1
London - 4 £375 -
Reading +10 2 £350 -
Berkshire +5 2 £350 - 1
South East -21 2 £350 - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1

Meridio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (73.33%) IDOL
3 11 (73.33%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) C#
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) XML
4 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (40.00%) XSLT
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (40.00%) Ajax
8 4 (26.67%) MS Office
8 4 (26.67%) Citrix
8 4 (26.67%) Document Management
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (20.00%) IIS
9 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (20.00%) Apache
9 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (20.00%) Veritas
9 3 (20.00%) ISA Server

Meridio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (73.33%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (20.00%) IIS
3 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.67%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) IDOL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) EDRMS
3 2 (13.33%) OLAP
3 2 (13.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Law
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) XML
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (40.00%) XSLT
2 6 (40.00%) Ajax
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Document Management
2 3 (20.00%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (6.67%) Hummingbird
3 1 (6.67%) Open Text
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Interwoven