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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Meridio
Rank 593 566 595
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +29
Contract jobs citing Meridio 13 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.049% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £414 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.47% +10.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-26.47% -10.52%
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
26377 24679 27415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.72% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14917 13801 13955
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £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 1170 1104 1359
Average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 11 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 16 September 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
Reading -4 6 £313 -26.47% 3
Berkshire -7 6 £313 -26.47% 4
England -22 6 £313 -24.47% 4
South East -23 6 £313 -26.47% 4
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
London - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

Meridio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 30 (96.77%) IDOL
2 28 (90.32%) SharePoint Server
3 26 (83.87%) Security Cleared
4 22 (70.97%) Windows
5 21 (67.74%) SharePoint
6 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
7 19 (61.29%) SQL
7 19 (61.29%) .NET
8 18 (58.06%) C#
8 18 (58.06%) XML
8 18 (58.06%) .NET Framework
9 12 (38.71%) MS Office
9 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
9 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
10 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
10 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
10 11 (35.48%) Web Services
10 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
10 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (35.48%) Document Management
10 11 (35.48%) Workflow
10 11 (35.48%) Web Development
11 10 (32.26%) SLA
12 8 (25.81%) DTS
12 8 (25.81%) LDAP
12 8 (25.81%) OLAP
12 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
12 8 (25.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 7 (22.58%) Ajax

Meridio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 28 (90.32%) SharePoint Server
2 21 (67.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) WorkSite
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Office
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (96.77%) IDOL
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (25.81%) OLAP
3 8 (25.81%) DTS
4 1 (3.23%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Law
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
1 11 (35.48%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint Specialist
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Designer
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (3.23%) IT Support
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) XML
2 18 (58.06%) .NET Framework
3 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 11 (35.48%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 7 (22.58%) XSLT
5 7 (22.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Document Management
1 11 (35.48%) Web Development
1 11 (35.48%) Workflow
2 3 (9.68%) Information Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 18 (58.06%) C#
3 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) Security Cleared
2 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix
2 1 (3.23%) Interwoven
2 1 (3.23%) Hummingbird
2 1 (3.23%) Open Text
2 1 (3.23%) Google