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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TOWER Software
Rank 595 590 566
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 16 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.041% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £650 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +49.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
25004 24572 23741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12831
Average daily rate £400 £379 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1073 1199
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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
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 11 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 29 July 2015. 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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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 -8 14 £475 -26.92% 8
London +4 5 £475 -26.92% 6
South West - 5 £425 - 1
Cheltenham - 5 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £425 -
South East -19 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Buckingham - 1 - -

TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (42.86%) SAP
2 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) Telecoms
4 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) DV Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) vSphere
5 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
5 11 (31.43%) VMware
5 11 (31.43%) HP
5 11 (31.43%) DHCP
5 11 (31.43%) DNS
5 11 (31.43%) Linux
6 10 (28.57%) MS Office
6 10 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (28.57%) Degree
7 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (25.71%) Kernel Tuning
7 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (25.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (25.71%) Infoblox
7 9 (25.71%) McAfee
7 9 (25.71%) UNIX
7 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
7 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
7 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
8 7 (20.00%) Electronics
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.57%) ERP
10 3 (8.57%) MS Visio

TOWER Software
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (28.57%) MS Office
2 10 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Agresso
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DHCP
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
General
1 13 (37.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Electronics
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Design Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Integrator
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Architect
3 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Process Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) UNIX
2 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Kernel Tuning
1 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (25.71%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (8.57%) ERP
3 2 (5.71%) EAI
3 2 (5.71%) ETL
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) Service Management
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.71%) Change Management
3 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
3 2 (5.71%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
3 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.71%) Change Control
3 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.71%) PHP
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) DV Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) MCTS
4 2 (5.71%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) vSphere
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Firmware
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) SAP
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) HP
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 9 (25.71%) Infoblox
4 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
4 9 (25.71%) McAfee
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.86%) Huawei
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