The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 63 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.29% 0.29% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £493 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.86% +40.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -
Tandem
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
253 207 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 36.93% 30.22% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 137 97
Average daily rate £350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £566 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £14.30 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £26.50 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Tandem across the Wiltshire region.

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Swindon 0 2 £450 -18.18%
Tandem
South West

Tandem
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Tandem 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 Tandem.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) BASE24
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Tandem 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 Tandem. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft