The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SumTotal 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 SumTotal over the 3 months to 21 October 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 SumTotal Systems.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SumTotal
Rank 616 585 572
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -13
Contract jobs citing SumTotal 2 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.002% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.004% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
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£428 £525 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -9.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 - £580
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
26243 24330 26221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 46.29% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15249 13762 13531
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1235 1152 1348
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

SumTotal
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SumTotal Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SumTotal
Daily Rate Trend

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

SumTotal Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SumTotal
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SumTotal within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -28 2 £428 -18.57%
London -9 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

SumTotal
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SumTotal 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 SumTotal.

1 2 (66.67%) Saba
1 2 (66.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Taleo
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) E-Learning

SumTotal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SumTotal 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 SumTotal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Taleo
1 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Trainer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Saba
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects