The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Nimsoft 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 Nimsoft over the 3 months to 10 December 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 Nimsoft.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Nimsoft
Rank 610 638 635
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs citing Nimsoft 4 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.020% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.047% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Median daily rate £513 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £450 £283
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +59.29%
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
22568 23575 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 42.87% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13840 14923
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 870 966 1216
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Nimsoft
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Nimsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Nimsoft
Daily Rate Trend

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

Nimsoft Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Nimsoft
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nimsoft within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Nimsoft Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Nimsoft
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Nimsoft Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Nimsoft
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nimsoft within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +12 4 £513 +5.12% 1
London +5 3 £425 -19.04%

Nimsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Nimsoft 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 Nimsoft.

1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) CA
2 6 (42.86%) Nagios
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) SCOM
2 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
2 6 (42.86%) Akamai
2 6 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (42.86%) Kibana
2 6 (42.86%) Service Design
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
4 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
4 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
6 1 (7.14%) vCloud
6 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (7.14%) Puppet
6 1 (7.14%) SoftLayer
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (7.14%) FlexPod
6 1 (7.14%) Ansible

Nimsoft
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Service Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) FlexPod
1 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) VCE vBlock
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Service Design
1 6 (42.86%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
3 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Presales
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) vCloud
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Kibana
1 6 (42.86%) Nagios
1 6 (42.86%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) CA
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Akamai
2 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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