The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thunderhead over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Thunderhead Limited.

Thunderhead
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 124 143
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.040% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.085% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -2.85% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Thunderhead is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1049 1173 1499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.59% 47.03% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 610 851
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 99 136
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.53 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Thunderhead
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Thunderhead as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Thunderhead in the East of England

Thunderhead
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Thunderhead in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Thunderhead in the East of England