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 27 March 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 Serena Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serena
Rank 567 535 518
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -17
Contract jobs citing Serena 32 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.067% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 12
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£350 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £363 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £655 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £44.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -16.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £37.00 £40.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £38.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £44.13
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -16.14%

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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 9 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 27 March 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 -15 29 £325 -18.75% 2
South East -27 14 £500 -28.57% 1
London -12 2 - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Serena
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
1 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
3 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
3 17 (41.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 16 (39.02%) ETL
4 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (34.15%) Informatica
6 11 (26.83%) Regression Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Integration Testing
8 9 (21.95%) C
9 8 (19.51%) Oracle
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
10 6 (14.63%) SQL
10 6 (14.63%) ITIL
10 6 (14.63%) Embedded C
10 6 (14.63%) DO-178B
10 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (14.63%) Aerospace
11 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (12.20%) ITIL V2
11 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (12.20%) Finance
11 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
11 5 (12.20%) UNIX
11 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
11 5 (12.20%) Change Control
11 5 (12.20%) HP UCMDB
12 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (9.76%) Microsoft

Serena
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.32%) CMS
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.32%) Hudson
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) StarTeam
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.88%) PVCS
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.88%) Toad
4 2 (4.88%) JDeveloper
4 2 (4.88%) TestDirector
4 2 (4.88%) Serena SBM
4 2 (4.88%) ChangeMan
4 2 (4.88%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 6 (14.63%) Aerospace
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 3 (7.32%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Avionics
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Software Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) OBIEE Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) MI Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Software Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (2.44%) Ajax
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) UNIX
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
2 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
3 16 (39.02%) ETL
3 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (26.83%) Regression Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Integration Testing
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL V2
7 5 (12.20%) Change Control
8 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
9 3 (7.32%) Time Management
9 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.88%) Release Management
10 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Embedded C
3 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Ada
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
1 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (7.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Informatica
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) Borland
4 3 (7.32%) Wind River
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) FatWire
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
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