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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TOWER Software
Rank 621 619 596
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 32 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.038% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.083% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 11
Median daily rate £475 £506 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £463 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £494 £420
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +17.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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
24648 25247 24438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.38% 45.25% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15158 14364 13802
Median daily rate £403 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 1121 1057
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 May 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 9 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 5 May 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 -13 32 £475 -5.00% 4
London +28 30 £475 -7.31% 2
City of London +41 7 £475 -7.31% 1
Reading -9 1 £375 -
Berkshire -11 1 £375 - 1
South East -28 1 £375 -21.05% 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -

TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 18 (47.37%) Windows
3 17 (44.74%) ITIL
3 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
3 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
4 15 (39.47%) Unix
5 13 (34.21%) WAN
5 13 (34.21%) Firewall
5 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
6 12 (31.58%) LAN
6 12 (31.58%) DNS
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle
6 12 (31.58%) Linux
6 12 (31.58%) Python
6 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
6 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (31.58%) ITIL V3
6 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
6 12 (31.58%) Ansible
6 12 (31.58%) Public Cloud
7 11 (28.95%) High Availability
7 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (28.95%) Information Assurance
7 11 (28.95%) LDAP
7 11 (28.95%) HTML
7 11 (28.95%) Perl
7 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
7 11 (28.95%) Clustering
8 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management

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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
2 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) WAN
3 12 (31.58%) DNS
3 12 (31.58%) LAN
4 11 (28.95%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.89%) Pentaho
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) Artifactory
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
2 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Pentaho Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Public Sector Programme Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Head of Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Head of Security
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Procurement Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
2 12 (31.58%) Public Cloud
3 11 (28.95%) Clustering
4 9 (23.68%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
7 5 (13.16%) PKI
8 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
9 2 (5.26%) CESG
9 2 (5.26%) User Experience
10 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
10 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
10 1 (2.63%) Reinsurance
10 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Unix
3 12 (31.58%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL
3 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (31.58%) ITIL V3
4 11 (28.95%) High Availability
4 11 (28.95%) Information Assurance
5 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (23.68%) Data Protection
6 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2
7 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 7 (18.42%) Agile Project Management
8 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
8 7 (18.42%) DevOps
8 7 (18.42%) Project Management
8 7 (18.42%) Service Management
8 7 (18.42%) Software Delivery
9 5 (13.16%) Analytics
9 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 5 (13.16%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
2 12 (31.58%) Python
3 11 (28.95%) Perl
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) COBOL
5 1 (2.63%) JCL
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) BMC
2 7 (18.42%) Remedy
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Cloudera
5 3 (7.89%) Informatica
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.63%) Brocade
7 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.63%) Guidewire
7 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
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