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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TOWER Software
UK
Rank 592 617 590
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 16 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.021% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.049% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Median daily rate £475 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £505 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £690 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
20211 22470 23940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.20% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12533 13459 13746
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 838 976
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +19.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +37 15 £475 -13.63% 8
London +26 11 £475 -13.63% 5
West Midlands - 4 - -
Solihull - 3 - -
City of London -3 2 £313 -34.21% 1
Telford - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -

TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.17%) Data Centre
3 16 (34.04%) Linux
3 16 (34.04%) WAN
3 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
3 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
4 14 (29.79%) IBM
4 14 (29.79%) LAN
5 13 (27.66%) Windows
6 12 (25.53%) BT
6 12 (25.53%) Capita
6 12 (25.53%) Presales
6 12 (25.53%) Customer Engagement
7 11 (23.40%) Ansible
8 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
8 8 (17.02%) Information Assurance
8 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.02%) Unix
9 7 (14.89%) Finance
9 7 (14.89%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
9 7 (14.89%) vRealize
10 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (12.77%) DHCP
10 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
10 6 (12.77%) Solaris
10 6 (12.77%) SQL
11 5 (10.64%) DNS
11 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
11 5 (10.64%) Red Hat

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 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) WAN
2 14 (29.79%) LAN
3 6 (12.77%) DHCP
3 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.64%) DNS
5 3 (6.38%) Firewall
6 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (4.26%) Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) LDAP
7 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MSI
2 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Mocha
2 1 (2.13%) QUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Lead Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Telecoms Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Network Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Automation Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Build Automation Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Data Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Information Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) JSON
2 3 (6.38%) YAML
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) Node.js
3 2 (4.26%) React
4 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) LESS
4 1 (2.13%) Marionette.js
4 1 (2.13%) OOCSS
4 1 (2.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) CESG
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Fintech
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) Unix
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.77%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Customer Engagement
1 12 (25.53%) Presales
2 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Information Assurance
3 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
4 5 (10.64%) Build Automation
4 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Kernel Tuning
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) Application Packaging
5 4 (8.51%) Change Control
5 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.51%) Server Hardening
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.51%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) Python
4 4 (8.51%) VBA
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.26%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) vSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Ansible
2 7 (14.89%) vRealize
3 5 (10.64%) yum
4 4 (8.51%) Packer
5 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) IBM
2 12 (25.53%) BT
2 12 (25.53%) Capita
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Aruba
4 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.26%) BMC
4 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) F5
4 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.26%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.13%) Splunk
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