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 24 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 Nimsoft.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Nimsoft
Rank 635 639 593
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -46
Contract jobs citing Nimsoft 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.012% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.033% 0.028% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £343 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.50

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
24318 25098 23933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.94% 44.07% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14876 14729 13223
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 804 1084 1053
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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
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 5 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 24 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
London +2 4 - -
England -18 4 - - 2
Scotland - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -

Nimsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) CA
1 8 (66.67%) Service Design
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
3 6 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 6 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (50.00%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Capita
6 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) ITSM
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) WAN

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 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Architect
2 8 (66.67%) Service Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) Service Design
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL V3
3 6 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Campaign Management
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (16.67%) Capita
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) VMware