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 16 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 Zeacom.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zeacom
Rank 599 549 590
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +41
Contract jobs citing Zeacom 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.015% 0.013% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - -
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
26367 22927 27784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 47.18% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14733 12208 14165
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 1107 1212 1343
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 £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zeacom within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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 -36 4 £400 -
London -38 2 £300 -

Zeacom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) MGCP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Billing

Zeacom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) MGCP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) HSRP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed