The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Serena 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 Serena over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Serena Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serena
Rank 594 558 573
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +15
Contract jobs citing Serena 18 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.053% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £399 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £351 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £623 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Serena
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Serena within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Serena Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Serena
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Serena within the UK.

Serena Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Serena
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Serena within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Serena Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Serena
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Serena within the UK.

Serena Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Serena
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Serena within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -20 16 £350 -12.22% 6
London +7 4 £360 -24.21% 1
South East +2 2 - - 4
City of London +26 1 £360 -24.21% 1
Hampshire -15 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Southampton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East of England - - - -

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Serena 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 Serena.

1 28 (45.90%) Configuration Management
2 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.79%) Windows
4 19 (31.15%) Security Cleared
5 18 (29.51%) ITIL
5 18 (29.51%) Oracle
6 17 (27.87%) SQL
6 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
7 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (24.59%) Change Management
8 13 (21.31%) Serena SBM
9 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
9 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
9 12 (19.67%) Change Control
10 11 (18.03%) UNIX
10 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
10 11 (18.03%) CRM
10 11 (18.03%) Banking
10 11 (18.03%) Project Management
11 10 (16.39%) Back Office
11 10 (16.39%) Finance
11 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (16.39%) Subversion
11 10 (16.39%) QA
11 10 (16.39%) N-Tier
11 10 (16.39%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (14.75%) Release Management
12 9 (14.75%) Integration Testing
12 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (14.75%) HP

Serena
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Serena 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 Serena. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.56%) MS Office
4 2 (3.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.56%) assyst
3 1 (1.64%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.64%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) DNS
3 2 (3.28%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.64%) Extranet
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (21.31%) Serena SBM
3 10 (16.39%) Subversion
4 8 (13.11%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.20%) Selenium
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (8.20%) JDeveloper
6 5 (8.20%) Toad
7 4 (6.56%) StarTeam
7 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.56%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (4.92%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.92%) JUnit
8 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.92%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (4.92%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.28%) NUnit
9 2 (3.28%) MSI
General
1 11 (18.03%) Banking
2 10 (16.39%) Back Office
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Avionics
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
4 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Change Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Release Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Software Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Ada Software Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) XML
2 6 (9.84%) Ajax
2 6 (9.84%) .NET
3 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
3 4 (6.56%) CSS
3 4 (6.56%) HTML
4 3 (4.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (4.92%) jQuery
4 3 (4.92%) XHTML
4 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.28%) JSP
5 2 (3.28%) WCF
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.28%) Breeze.js
5 2 (3.28%) Durandal
5 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.28%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) N-Tier
1 10 (16.39%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.64%) Equities
5 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) UNIX
3 5 (8.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Configuration Management
2 18 (29.51%) ITIL
3 15 (24.59%) Change Management
4 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
4 12 (19.67%) Change Control
5 11 (18.03%) CRM
5 11 (18.03%) Project Management
6 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.75%) Release Management
7 9 (14.75%) Integration Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Asset Management
9 7 (11.48%) ITIL V2
10 6 (9.84%) Workflow
10 6 (9.84%) Software Licensing
11 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
12 4 (6.56%) PRINCE
12 4 (6.56%) UML
12 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (4.92%) Service Management
14 2 (3.28%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) Java
3 8 (13.11%) C
4 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.84%) C++
5 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.20%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.28%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.28%) Ada
8 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.28%) VB
8 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.64%) Perl
9 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (9.84%) WMI
3 3 (4.92%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) Oracle
3 9 (14.75%) HP
4 4 (6.56%) Borland
5 3 (4.92%) Splunk
5 3 (4.92%) Wind River
5 3 (4.92%) NetIQ
5 3 (4.92%) Remedy
6 2 (3.28%) IBM
6 2 (3.28%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.64%) VMware
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