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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TOWER Software over the 3 months to 16 September 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 TOWER Software.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TOWER Software
Rank 590 583 602
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 16 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.017% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.036% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
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£700 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.10% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £500
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
26377 24679 27415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.72% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14917 13801 13955
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
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 1170 1104 1359
Average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 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 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 16 £700 +93.10% 3
London +26 15 £700 +154.54% 2
City of London +20 1 £690 - 2
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1

TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
1 15 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (39.39%) Project Management
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Degree
4 10 (30.30%) Information Assurance
5 9 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 9 (27.27%) Change Control
5 9 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (27.27%) MS Office
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
8 6 (18.18%) SAP
8 6 (18.18%) Service Management
8 6 (18.18%) AutoCAD
8 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (15.15%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
9 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
9 5 (15.15%) ITIL
10 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
10 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
10 4 (12.12%) Statistics
10 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
10 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
11 3 (9.09%) Product Management
11 3 (9.09%) Validation

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (18.18%) AutoCAD
3 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) VoIP
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) SMTP
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) MPLS
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.03%) DMVPN
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 11 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 10 (30.30%) Senior Project Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Design Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Programme Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Improvement Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Manager
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.12%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
4 1 (3.03%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) RMADS
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) CESG
4 1 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.03%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
1 15 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (39.39%) Project Management
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Information Assurance
5 9 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 9 (27.27%) Change Control
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (18.18%) Service Management
8 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
9 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
9 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
10 3 (9.09%) Product Management
10 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 3 (9.09%) Validation
10 3 (9.09%) Scrum
10 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
10 3 (9.09%) Dependency Management
11 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCTS
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) SAP
3 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Cognizant
6 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.03%) Proofpoint
6 1 (3.03%) F5
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