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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nimsoft
Rank 597 585 551
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -34
Contract jobs citing Nimsoft 6 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.029% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.064% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £175 £400
% change year-on-year
- -56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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
25136 24983 22263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 45.06% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14352 14149 11788
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1121 1079 1207
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 5 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 7 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 6 £500 +100.00% 1
London -12 5 £500 +53.84% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 - -

Nimsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 (81.82%) Windows
1 18 (81.82%) HP
2 17 (77.27%) IBM
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 17 (77.27%) ITSM
2 17 (77.27%) Replication
3 16 (72.73%) VMware
3 16 (72.73%) CA
4 15 (68.18%) Veritas
4 15 (68.18%) Middleware
4 15 (68.18%) Dell
4 15 (68.18%) Citrix
4 15 (68.18%) SharePoint
4 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
4 15 (68.18%) C#
4 15 (68.18%) VBScript
4 15 (68.18%) SAN
4 15 (68.18%) Project Management
4 15 (68.18%) Incident Management
4 15 (68.18%) SCCM
4 15 (68.18%) SCOM
4 15 (68.18%) SCVMM
4 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (68.18%) PowerShell
4 15 (68.18%) Hyper-V
4 15 (68.18%) NAS
4 15 (68.18%) XenApp
4 15 (68.18%) XenDesktop
4 15 (68.18%) Veritas Cluster Server

Nimsoft
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 15 (68.18%) SharePoint
1 15 (68.18%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
1 15 (68.18%) SAN
1 15 (68.18%) NAS
1 15 (68.18%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Wintel Support
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.55%) iSeries
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
1 17 (77.27%) ITSM
2 15 (68.18%) Project Management
2 15 (68.18%) Incident Management
2 15 (68.18%) Low Latency
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
1 15 (68.18%) VBScript
1 15 (68.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (68.18%) Hyper-V
1 15 (68.18%) XenApp
1 15 (68.18%) XenDesktop
1 15 (68.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 15 (68.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) vCloud
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) SCCM
1 15 (68.18%) SCOM
1 15 (68.18%) SCVMM
1 15 (68.18%) HP SIM
1 15 (68.18%) EdgeSight
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) HP
2 17 (77.27%) IBM
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 16 (72.73%) VMware
3 16 (72.73%) CA
4 15 (68.18%) Veritas
4 15 (68.18%) Dell
4 15 (68.18%) Citrix
4 15 (68.18%) Veeam
4 15 (68.18%) ServiceNow
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Kaseya
6 1 (4.55%) NetSuite
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) EMC