The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TOWER Software
Rank 563 538 566
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 24 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.013% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.093% 0.027% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 15
Average daily rate £400 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

TOWER Software
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TOWER Software within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOWER Software within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -67 22 £400 - 11
London -12 12 £430 - 10
South East -7 7 £400 - 1
City of London -10 4 £508 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £420 -
South West - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Worcester - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software.

1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco
3 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (17.65%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (14.71%) Firewall
5 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
5 5 (14.71%) CCNP
5 5 (14.71%) VoIP
5 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.71%) MPLS
5 5 (14.71%) McAfee
5 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (14.71%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) Windows
5 5 (14.71%) F5
5 5 (14.71%) DMVPN
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
5 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (14.71%) BIG-IP
5 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.71%) Fortinet
5 5 (14.71%) Degree
5 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
5 5 (14.71%) Time Management

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (11.76%) AutoCAD
4 2 (5.88%) MS Project
4 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Summit
2 1 (2.94%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
1 5 (14.71%) VoIP
1 5 (14.71%) MPLS
1 5 (14.71%) DMVPN
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (14.71%) BIG-IP
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) PBX
3 3 (8.82%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.88%) UniData
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Support Technician
2 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support
2 5 (14.71%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support Technician
2 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 5 (14.71%) IT Technician
2 5 (14.71%) Desktop Technician
2 5 (14.71%) Network Support
3 4 (11.76%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Pick Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Handset
2 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
1 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
1 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (17.65%) Service Management
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
3 5 (14.71%) Time Management
4 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
4 4 (11.76%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) WFM
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.88%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (14.71%) CCNP
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
3 5 (14.71%) McAfee
3 5 (14.71%) F5
3 5 (14.71%) Fortinet
4 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
4 4 (11.76%) SAP
5 3 (8.82%) Avaya
5 3 (8.82%) Cognizant
5 3 (8.82%) Nortel
6 2 (5.88%) Tieto
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) Vignette
7 1 (2.94%) Sage
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos
City of London
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
CPS Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago