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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Nimsoft
Rank 624 603 579
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Contract jobs citing Nimsoft 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.027% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
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£343 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.50

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
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
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 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 8 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 4 September 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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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 -2 9 £343 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £343 -
South East - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Derby - 3 £350 -
Derbyshire - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
London +5 2 - - 2

Nimsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) CA
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Remedy
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) SCOM
5 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) NetQoS
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (21.43%) CA Wily
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) e-Health
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) ITSM
6 3 (21.43%) Introscope
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) IIS

Nimsoft
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) DSL
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
1 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (21.43%) Introscope
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) ITSM Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Monitoring Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Service Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) COM
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) e-Health
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 3 (21.43%) CA Wily
3 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
3 1 (7.14%) EdgeSight
3 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) CA
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Remedy
4 3 (21.43%) NetQoS
5 2 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) BMC
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas
6 1 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Kaseya
6 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
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