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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TOWER Software
Rank 614 570 572
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +2
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 15 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.021% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.057% 0.045% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate
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£690 £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.90% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £805 £415 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £356 £500
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -28.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
26264 24376 26262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 46.28% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15247 13770 13541
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1234 1149 1356
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -24 15 £690 +150.90% 5
London +23 14 £695 +152.72%
City of London +22 1 £690 -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1

TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (40.00%) Project Management
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Information Assurance
5 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Change Control
5 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) Service Management
7 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.00%) SAP
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (16.00%) Statistics
9 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (12.00%) Validation
9 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (12.00%) Dependency Management
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (12.00%) Product Management
9 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (12.00%) Quality Management

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) SMTP
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Senior Manager
2 8 (32.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Programme Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Improvement Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (16.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) RMADS
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) CESG
4 1 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (4.00%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (40.00%) Project Management
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Information Assurance
5 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (28.00%) Change Control
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) Service Management
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
9 3 (12.00%) Product Management
9 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
9 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (12.00%) Validation
9 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 3 (12.00%) Dependency Management
10 2 (8.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.00%) MCTS
5 1 (4.00%) MCITP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSD
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) CCA
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCEA
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) GAAP
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Proofpoint
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
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