The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Kronos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kronos over the 3 months to 24 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 Kronos, Inc.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kronos
UK
Rank 570 604 607
Rank change year-on-year +34 +3  
Contract jobs citing Kronos 26 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.072% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.16% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
Median daily rate £500 £456 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £340 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £666 £543 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £463 £469
% change year-on-year +0.05% -1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Kronos 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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20011 23143 23796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.18% 43.66% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12332 14008 13432
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 802 994
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Kronos
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Kronos in the UK

Kronos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kronos in the UK

Kronos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kronos over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kronos in the UK

Kronos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kronos in the UK

Kronos
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kronos within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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
England +20 24 £500 +9.58% 6
London +34 11 £663 +100.75%
West Midlands +10 9 £463 +1.42% 6
Birmingham -1 5 £375 -17.80% 2
Coventry - 3 £463 - 2
Manchester - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Midlands +4 1 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire - 1 £330 -
Leeds - 1 £330 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £330 -

Kronos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kronos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Kronos.

1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) SOA
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle CX
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 10 (27.78%) IPsec
3 10 (27.78%) DRM
3 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (27.78%) SSL
4 9 (25.00%) Migration
4 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (22.22%) PaaS
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (22.22%) C
6 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
6 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
6 7 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (19.44%) DevOps
6 7 (19.44%) IaaS
6 7 (19.44%) Cloud Native
7 6 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (16.67%) Document Management
7 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Kronos
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (30.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (13.89%) Maximo
3 2 (5.56%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle CX
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.22%) PaaS
3 7 (19.44%) IaaS
4 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (11.11%) SaaS
6 2 (5.56%) Office 365
7 1 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) IPsec
1 10 (27.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Architect
1 11 (30.56%) Project Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Kronos Project Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Technical Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Process Mapping Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) HR Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) HR Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) HR Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.78%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (19.44%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) SOA
2 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (27.78%) DRM
2 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (25.00%) Migration
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
4 7 (19.44%) DevOps
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.67%) Document Management
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.33%) CAFM
7 3 (8.33%) ERP
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Facilities Management
8 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Use Case
8 2 (5.56%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) P3O
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) NetApp
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Workday