The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Zeacom 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 Zeacom over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Zeacom.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zeacom
Rank 593 569 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Zeacom 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.004% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Zeacom
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zeacom within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Zeacom Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Zeacom
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Zeacom within the UK.

Zeacom Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Zeacom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Zeacom 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 Zeacom.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Zeacom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Zeacom 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 Zeacom. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) MGCP
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) F5