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 3 months to 25 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 Nimsoft.

Nimsoft
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 646 626
Rank change year-on-year +65 -20  
Contract jobs citing Nimsoft 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.011% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.025% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £335 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 - £343
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
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 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 20268 23841 24920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.79% 44.93% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12304 14686 14597
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 813 1122
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Nimsoft
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 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

Nimsoft
Top 6 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 3 months to 25 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
England +50 6 £335 -
South East - 6 £335 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Berkshire - 1 £335 -
Newbury - 1 £335 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 21 (84.00%) CA
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 17 (68.00%) Unix
4 13 (52.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (52.00%) Remedy
4 13 (52.00%) Incident Management
5 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (48.00%) DevOps
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) SCOM
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (28.00%) Oracle
8 7 (28.00%) e-Health
8 7 (28.00%) Introscope
8 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 7 (28.00%) NetQoS
8 7 (28.00%) Ansible
8 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (28.00%) CA Wily
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 4 (16.00%) vRealize
10 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (16.00%) Puppet
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (16.00%) vCloud
10 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.00%) Python

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 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (12.00%) SoftLayer
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Introscope
2 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Monitoring Specialist
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Server Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (28.00%) e-Health
3 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (12.00%) FlexPod
5 2 (8.00%) Clustering
5 2 (8.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) SUSE
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Incident Management
1 13 (52.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 12 (48.00%) DevOps
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.00%) Demand Management
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.00%) Presales
7 1 (4.00%) API Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.00%) Network Management
7 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) VCDX
2 1 (4.00%) OCA
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) vCloud
2 3 (12.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCOM
2 7 (28.00%) Ansible
2 7 (28.00%) CA Wily
3 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (16.00%) Puppet
3 4 (16.00%) vRealize
4 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (4.00%) Cacti
4 1 (4.00%) CFEngine
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Nagios
4 1 (4.00%) OpenView
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.00%) Unicenter
4 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) CA
2 13 (52.00%) Remedy
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) NetQoS
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Veritas
7 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.00%) Lotus
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) Sun
7 1 (4.00%) SunGard