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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serena
Rank 587 555 524
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -31
Contract jobs citing Serena 13 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.050% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.050% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 20
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £355 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.53%

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
25756 23945 24354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 46.26% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15204 13647 12559
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1263 1170 1383
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.96 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -63 13 £360 -4.00% 4
London +4 4 £360 -3.09% 1
Hertfordshire -8 3 - -
East of England -9 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
City of London +26 2 £360 -24.21% 1
South East -36 2 £425 +13.33% 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 18 (56.25%) Configuration Management
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle
4 14 (43.75%) Windows
4 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 9 (28.13%) UNIX
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 7 (21.88%) CRM
10 7 (21.88%) C
11 6 (18.75%) HP
11 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
11 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
11 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
12 5 (15.63%) Banking
12 5 (15.63%) Finance
12 5 (15.63%) Change Management
12 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
12 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
12 5 (15.63%) Linux
12 5 (15.63%) ITIL
12 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
12 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
12 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (15.63%) Release Management
13 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
13 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010

Serena
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.13%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.13%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.25%) Kerberos
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (12.50%) JDeveloper
3 4 (12.50%) Toad
3 4 (12.50%) Serena SBM
4 3 (9.38%) TestDirector
4 3 (9.38%) PVCS
4 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) WiX
5 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (6.25%) Hudson
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) MSI
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Back Office
4 2 (6.25%) Avionics
4 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Configuration Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Ajax
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
1 3 (9.38%) XML
1 3 (9.38%) jQuery
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (6.25%) Kendo UI
2 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (6.25%) Breeze.js
2 2 (6.25%) Durandal
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) JSP
2 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Configuration Management
2 7 (21.88%) CRM
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) Release Management
5 4 (12.50%) Change Control
6 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.38%) Test Management
6 3 (9.38%) SSADM
6 3 (9.38%) UML
6 3 (9.38%) RAD
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL V2
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) C
3 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) VB
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) DO-178B
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) DevExpress
4 2 (6.25%) Wind River
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Borland
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
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