The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of PlateSpin products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PlateSpin over the 3 months to 22 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 PlateSpin Ltd.

PlateSpin
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 633 618
Rank change year-on-year +62 -15  
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 19 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.018% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Median daily rate £410 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.68% +40.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £415 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £535 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PlateSpin 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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18909 22038 22917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.93% 44.49% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11574 13847 13713
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 729 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PlateSpin in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PlateSpin in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PlateSpin in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PlateSpin in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PlateSpin in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PlateSpin in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PlateSpin within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 10 £429 -
South West - 5 £423 -
London +15 2 £375 -21.05%
Midlands - 2 £363 -
PlateSpin
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PlateSpin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PlateSpin.

1 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 21 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (79.17%) Linux
4 17 (70.83%) Migration
5 16 (66.67%) Windows
6 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
6 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
7 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
8 9 (37.50%) Unix
8 9 (37.50%) Oracle
8 9 (37.50%) Apache
8 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
8 9 (37.50%) Solaris
8 9 (37.50%) Firewall
8 9 (37.50%) Citrix
9 8 (33.33%) HPUX
9 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
10 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle Application Server
10 7 (29.17%) KVM
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (29.17%) High Availability
10 7 (29.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (29.17%) F5
10 7 (29.17%) JBoss
10 7 (29.17%) AIX
10 7 (29.17%) J2EE
10 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
10 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
10 7 (29.17%) Cisco

PlateSpin
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (37.50%) Apache
1 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (29.17%) iPlanet
2 7 (29.17%) JBoss
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) FCoE
5 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 4 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) COM
2 1 (4.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) Clustering
2 7 (29.17%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) EMC VNX
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) DataPower
5 1 (4.17%) Grid Computing
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Solaris
3 9 (37.50%) Unix
4 8 (33.33%) HPUX
5 7 (29.17%) AIX
6 6 (25.00%) SUSE
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Migration
2 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 7 (29.17%) High Availability
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Network Design
7 1 (4.17%) Network Packet Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) C-shell
2 1 (4.17%) Korn
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
2 7 (29.17%) KVM
2 7 (29.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (4.17%) Samba
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) OpenView
1 1 (4.17%) PowerCLI
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
1 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) F5
3 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
3 7 (29.17%) Sun
3 7 (29.17%) Veritas
4 4 (16.67%) EMC
4 4 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Veeam
6 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.17%) Cognos
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Intel
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Opsware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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