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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Meridio
Rank 614 551 570
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +19
Contract jobs citing Meridio 9 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.044% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.095% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Average daily rate
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- £414 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £475
% change year-on-year
- -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
26335 24183 26379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.37% 46.52% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15047 13643 13481
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1196 1084 1368
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 9 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 2 October 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 +8 3 - - 4
Berkshire -5 3 - - 5
South East -23 3 - - 5
England -50 3 - - 5
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
London - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Meridio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 28 (96.55%) IDOL
2 27 (93.10%) SharePoint Server
3 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
4 21 (72.41%) Windows
5 19 (65.52%) .NET
5 19 (65.52%) SharePoint
6 18 (62.07%) C#
6 18 (62.07%) XML
6 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
6 18 (62.07%) .NET Framework
7 17 (58.62%) SQL
8 12 (41.38%) MS Office
8 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
8 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
8 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (37.93%) Document Management
9 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (37.93%) Web Development
9 11 (37.93%) Workflow
9 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
9 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
9 11 (37.93%) Web Services
9 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
10 10 (34.48%) SLA
11 8 (27.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 8 (27.59%) OLAP
11 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
11 8 (27.59%) LDAP
11 8 (27.59%) DTS
12 7 (24.14%) XSLT

Meridio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 27 (93.10%) SharePoint Server
2 19 (65.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Office
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (96.55%) IDOL
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) OLAP
3 8 (27.59%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Law
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) SharePoint Developer
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Designer
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) XML
2 18 (62.07%) .NET Framework
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 11 (37.93%) Web Services
4 8 (27.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 7 (24.14%) XSLT
5 7 (24.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Document Management
1 11 (37.93%) Web Development
1 11 (37.93%) Workflow
2 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
3 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) C#
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) Interwoven
2 1 (3.45%) Hummingbird
2 1 (3.45%) Open Text
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