The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of TOWER Software products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TOWER Software over the 3 months to 26 March 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 TOWER Software.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TOWER Software
England / South East
Rank - 264 245
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 0 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.011% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.022% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £475
% change year-on-year - -21.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TOWER Software 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 South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3803 4523 4473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.18% 49.05% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 2686 2347
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 206 225
Median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.29 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

TOWER Software
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for TOWER Software in the South East

TOWER Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TOWER Software in the South East

TOWER Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TOWER Software in the South East

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Build Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Server Hardening
1 2 (66.67%) vRealize
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer

TOWER Software
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Build Automation Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Build Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Lattice Semiconductor