The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Niku products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Niku over the 3 months to 28 July 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 the Niku Corporation.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Niku
Rank 644 644 615
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing Niku 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.008% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £525 £413 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £413 £471
% change year-on-year
- -12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24376 25091 24656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.95% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14951 14784 13626
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 822 1089 1078
Median hourly rate £19.56 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Niku
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Niku as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Niku Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Niku
Daily Rate Trend

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

Niku Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Niku
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Niku Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Niku
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Niku within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 4 £525 +27.27%
Telford - 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
London - 1 £525 -
Docklands, London - 1 £525 -

Niku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Niku also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Niku.

1 7 (77.78%) Open Workbench
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) MS Project
4 4 (44.44%) Change Control
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Planview
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) Law
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (33.33%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Primavera
6 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Billing
7 1 (11.11%) Document Management
7 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Back Office

Niku
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Open Workbench
2 5 (55.56%) MS Project
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Law
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Billing
5 1 (11.11%) Back Office
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Production Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Planview
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase