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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nimsoft over the 3 months to 29 August 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 Nimsoft.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nimsoft
Rank 599 572 587
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing Nimsoft 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.028% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate
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- £488 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
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 £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 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Nimsoft
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nimsoft within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nimsoft within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -18 7 - - 1
London +15 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Fareham - - - -
East of England - - - -
Luton - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -

Nimsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Nimsoft 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 Nimsoft.

1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
1 9 (50.00%) CA
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Middleware
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) LAMP
6 2 (11.11%) Games
6 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.11%) Clustering
6 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (11.11%) Remedy
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) CMMI
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) RHCE
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

Nimsoft
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Nimsoft 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 Nimsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) PABX
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) LAMP
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) CMMI
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) MODAF
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Ada
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) RHCE
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Opsview
2 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.56%) Cacti
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) CA
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (11.11%) Spiceworks
5 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft