Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Nimsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Nimsoft over the 6 months to 24 November 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 Nimsoft.

Nimsoft
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 872 875
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -18
Contract jobs citing Nimsoft 24 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.055% 0.029% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
UK median daily rate £550 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.65% +15.00% -30.00%
10th Percentile £300 £368 £326
90th Percentile £588 £548 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Nimsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1714 2108
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Nimsoft
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Nimsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Nimsoft in the UK

Nimsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nimsoft in the UK

Nimsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nimsoft over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nimsoft in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nimsoft in the UK

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Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nimsoft within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 23 £550 +36.65% 2
UK excluding London +43 14 £300 - 2
South East - 13 £300 -
London -9 9 £563 +48.03%
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Nimsoft 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 Nimsoft.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (87.50%) Unix
2 21 (87.50%) Ansible
3 17 (70.83%) Python
4 15 (62.50%) CA
5 14 (58.33%) Perl
5 14 (58.33%) Ruby
6 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (50.00%) DevOps
7 12 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (41.67%) Banking
8 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
8 10 (41.67%) Remedy
9 9 (37.50%) SQL
9 9 (37.50%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (37.50%) NoSQL
9 9 (37.50%) Change Control
10 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
11 7 (29.17%) Investment Banking
12 6 (25.00%) Web Development
12 6 (25.00%) JIRA
12 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
12 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (25.00%) Firewall
12 6 (25.00%) PHP
12 6 (25.00%) HTML
12 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (25.00%) Docker

Nimsoft
Co-occurring 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 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.50%) IBM Domino
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.17%) VLAN
3 1 (4.17%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) Introscope
General
1 10 (41.67%) Banking
2 7 (29.17%) Investment Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Monitoring Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Geneos Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Geneos Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Server Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) e-Health
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Unix
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) CentOS
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) SUSE
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) DevOps
3 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
4 9 (37.50%) Change Control
5 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (25.00%) Web Development
7 3 (12.50%) API Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Load Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Network Management
7 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (12.50%) Release Management
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) Task Automation
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Python
2 14 (58.33%) Perl
2 14 (58.33%) Ruby
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) OCA
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.50%) vCloud
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.17%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (87.50%) Ansible
2 9 (37.50%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (20.83%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (16.67%) SCOM
5 3 (12.50%) CFEngine
5 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (12.50%) Puppet
5 3 (12.50%) Rancher
5 3 (12.50%) SCCM
5 3 (12.50%) SCOrch
5 3 (12.50%) SCVMM
5 3 (12.50%) Unicenter
5 3 (12.50%) vRealize
6 1 (4.17%) CA Wily
6 1 (4.17%) Cacti
6 1 (4.17%) Nagios
6 1 (4.17%) OpenView
6 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
6 1 (4.17%) vMotion
6 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) CA
2 10 (41.67%) Remedy
3 6 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (20.83%) F5
5 4 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 3 (12.50%) Dell
6 3 (12.50%) EMC
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Infoblox
6 3 (12.50%) Lotus
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.50%) Sun
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (8.33%) SunGard
8 1 (4.17%) NetQoS
8 1 (4.17%) Splunk