The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Meridio
Rank 576 533 568
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +35
Contract jobs citing Meridio 14 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.078% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.056% 0.17% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +69.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25070 24077 26885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 47.08% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13892 13098 13619
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1074 1184 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 10 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 1 August 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 12 £313 -24.24%
Berkshire -23 12 £313 -26.47% 2
South East -29 12 £313 -26.47% 2
England -32 12 £313 -26.47% 2
Hook - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Meridio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 26 (89.66%) IDOL
2 25 (86.21%) SharePoint Server
3 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
4 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 20 (68.97%) SharePoint
5 19 (65.52%) Windows
6 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
7 15 (51.72%) .NET
8 14 (48.28%) C#
8 14 (48.28%) MS Office
8 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
9 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (44.83%) XML
9 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
9 13 (44.83%) Document Management
10 12 (41.38%) Workflow
10 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (41.38%) Web Development
10 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
10 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
10 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
10 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
11 11 (37.93%) Web Services
12 10 (34.48%) SLA
13 9 (31.03%) LDAP
13 9 (31.03%) DTS
13 9 (31.03%) OLAP
13 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
13 9 (31.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared

Meridio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 25 (86.21%) SharePoint Server
2 20 (68.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Office
2 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) IDOL
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (31.03%) DTS
3 9 (31.03%) OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Law
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) SharePoint Developer
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Designer
4 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Service Improvement Manager
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Business Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) XML
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
3 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (37.93%) Web Services
5 9 (31.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (6.90%) Ajax
6 2 (6.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Document Management
2 12 (41.38%) Workflow
2 12 (41.38%) Web Development
3 3 (10.34%) Information Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Validation
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
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
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
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
2 1 (3.45%) Google