The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 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 Nimsoft.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Nimsoft
Rank 580 541 570
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +29
Contract jobs citing Nimsoft 17 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.065% 0.004% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate £250 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £400 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-56.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25992 22685 27794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.83% 47.14% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14503 12083 14187
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1094 1201 1345
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
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 15 April 2014.

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 14 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 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -64 16 £250 -37.50% 5
London - 14 £350 -
City of London - 4 £350 -
South East - 2 £175 - 3
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1

Nimsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 18 (56.25%) CA
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 15 (46.88%) HP
4 14 (43.75%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) VB
5 13 (40.63%) ITIL
5 13 (40.63%) Middleware
5 13 (40.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
5 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (40.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (34.38%) Zachman Framework
6 11 (34.38%) TOGAF
6 11 (34.38%) MODAF
6 11 (34.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (34.38%) Migration
6 11 (34.38%) VMware ESX
6 11 (34.38%) CMMI
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (34.38%) J2EE
6 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (31.25%) SLA
8 8 (25.00%) Documentum
8 8 (25.00%) IBM
8 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.00%) ClearQuest
8 8 (25.00%) Network Security
9 7 (21.88%) Finance
9 7 (21.88%) Perl

Nimsoft
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 8 (25.00%) Documentum
2 6 (18.75%) IBM Notes
2 6 (18.75%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Office Communications Server
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (18.75%) Lync
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) LDAP
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) FTP
2 2 (6.25%) SSH
3 1 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
3 4 (12.50%) Law
4 3 (9.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Architect
1 13 (40.63%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Middleware
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (34.38%) J2EE
3 6 (18.75%) XMPP
4 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Solaris
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
1 13 (40.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (34.38%) Zachman Framework
2 11 (34.38%) TOGAF
2 11 (34.38%) MODAF
2 11 (34.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (34.38%) Migration
2 11 (34.38%) CMMI
2 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (9.38%) Business Development
5 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
1 14 (43.75%) VB
2 7 (21.88%) Perl
3 6 (18.75%) LotusScript
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) sed
4 3 (9.38%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) VMware ESX
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) HP SIM
3 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) CA
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 15 (46.88%) HP
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
4 8 (25.00%) IBM
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.75%) Lotus
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) MobileIron
6 4 (12.50%) Remedy
7 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.38%) Opsware
7 3 (9.38%) BMC
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow