The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of TOWER Software products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TOWER Software over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 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 TOWER Software.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TOWER Software
Rank 632 653 620
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -33
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 12 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.003% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.008% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Median daily rate £430 £525 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.09% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £525 £605
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £805
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median 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
24366 25361 25873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 44.11% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14895 14962 14408
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 832 1088 1107
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.52 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

TOWER Software
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TOWER Software as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

TOWER Software Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TOWER Software
Daily Rate Trend

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

TOWER Software Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TOWER Software
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TOWER Software within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

TOWER Software Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TOWER Software
Hourly Rate Trend

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

TOWER Software Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TOWER Software
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOWER Software within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 10 £430 -18.09% 4
London -11 5 £430 -18.09% 1
West Midlands - 5 - - 1
Solihull - 5 - -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -

TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TOWER Software also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for TOWER Software.

1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) TCP/IP
3 24 (55.81%) WAN
4 23 (53.49%) LAN
5 20 (46.51%) Unix
5 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
6 19 (44.19%) DNS
6 19 (44.19%) Linux
6 19 (44.19%) Firewall
7 18 (41.86%) ITIL
8 17 (39.53%) Python
8 17 (39.53%) Oracle
8 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
8 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
8 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
8 17 (39.53%) Ansible
9 16 (37.21%) Public Cloud
9 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (37.21%) High Availability
9 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
10 15 (34.88%) ITIL V3
11 14 (32.56%) HTML
11 14 (32.56%) Perl
11 14 (32.56%) LDAP
11 14 (32.56%) Clustering
12 10 (23.26%) DevOps
13 9 (20.93%) Software Delivery
13 9 (20.93%) Data Centre

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Tuxedo
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) TCP/IP
2 24 (55.81%) WAN
3 23 (53.49%) LAN
4 19 (44.19%) DNS
4 19 (44.19%) Firewall
5 14 (32.56%) LDAP
6 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.65%) ATM
7 2 (4.65%) DHCP
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya Modular Messaging
8 1 (2.33%) BGP
8 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.33%) MPLS
8 1 (2.33%) OSPF
8 1 (2.33%) SNMP
8 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.60%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Network Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Telecoms Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Head of Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Head of Security
6 2 (4.65%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Payments Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Public Cloud
2 14 (32.56%) Clustering
3 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
3 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
4 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.30%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (6.98%) PKI
6 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (4.65%) AS400
7 2 (4.65%) CESG
7 2 (4.65%) User Experience
8 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
8 1 (2.33%) LLPG
8 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
8 1 (2.33%) NLPG
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Unix
3 19 (44.19%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.65%) AIX
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.65%) zOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) ITIL
3 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (37.21%) High Availability
5 15 (34.88%) ITIL V3
6 10 (23.26%) DevOps
7 9 (20.93%) Software Delivery
8 7 (16.28%) Migration
8 7 (16.28%) Service Management
9 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
9 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.63%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (11.63%) Presales
10 5 (11.63%) Project Management
10 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.30%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (9.30%) Change Management
11 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (9.30%) Data Management
11 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
2 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
2 17 (39.53%) Python
3 14 (32.56%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) C
4 2 (4.65%) C++
4 2 (4.65%) COBOL
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) CCNP
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SEPA
2 1 (2.33%) BS7666
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) BMC
2 6 (13.95%) IBM
2 6 (13.95%) Remedy
3 5 (11.63%) BT
3 5 (11.63%) Capita
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Fundtech
6 2 (4.65%) NCR
6 2 (4.65%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.33%) Red Box
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Sonus
Staines, Middlesex
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago