The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Tandem
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 274 263
Rank change year-on-year +31 -11  
Contract jobs citing Tandem 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.045% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.15% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £338 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -15.62% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year -33.33% -  

Tandem is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2239 2695 2973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.73% 30.57% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1604 1604
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £259 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 137 133
Median hourly rate £19.66 £31.00 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.58% +92.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.47 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Tandem as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Tandem in the South East

Tandem
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Tandem in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Tandem in the South East

Tandem
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tandem in the South East

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Kent - 5 £338 -
Tandem
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Tandem 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 South East region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) FileNet
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) HTTPS
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Genesys
2 5 (83.33%) Informatica
2 5 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (83.33%) JCL
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (83.33%) EPiServer
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (66.67%) Line Management
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Finance

Tandem
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) EPiServer
1 5 (83.33%) FileNet
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) HTTPS
1 5 (83.33%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Line Management
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JCL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Genesys
1 5 (83.33%) Informatica
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) F5