Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SafeCom skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SafeCom over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 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.

Nuance SafeCom
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 883 853 844
Rank change year-on-year -30 -9 +48
Contract jobs citing SafeCom 19 14 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.014% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 0.12% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 33
UK median daily rate £200 £139 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.14% -49.55% +7.84%
10th Percentile £170 £104 £224
90th Percentile £438 £230 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £113 £275
% change year-on-year +77.78% -59.09% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
UK median hourly rate £180.00 £16.86 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +967.77% -38.70% -
10th Percentile £20.75 £13.21 £25.75
90th Percentile £185.00 £21.00 £35.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £180.00 £16.86 £27.50
% change year-on-year +967.77% -38.70% -

SafeCom is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,119 11,250 12,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 11.45% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,490 7,450 7,825
UK median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 266 278
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £23.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -24.31% +17.81%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year - -35.19% +33.76%

SafeCom
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SafeCom in the UK

SafeCom
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SafeCom in the UK

SafeCom
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SafeCom over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SafeCom in the UK

SafeCom
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SafeCom in the UK

SafeCom
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SafeCom over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SafeCom in the UK

SafeCom
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SafeCom within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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 -18 18 £200 +44.14%
UK excluding London -22 14 £200 +77.78%
North of England -10 5 £180 -5.26%
North West -17 5 £180 +71.43%
Midlands -23 5 - -
West Midlands -27 5 - -
London -9 4 £425 +157.58%
South East - 4 £200 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SafeCom also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for SafeCom.

1 17 (89.47%) SCCM
2 15 (78.95%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (52.63%) ServiceNow
4 9 (47.37%) MobileIron
4 9 (47.37%) Office 365
4 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Skype
5 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (26.32%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (26.32%) Fat Client
6 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
6 5 (26.32%) WSUS
6 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (26.32%) Software Deployment
6 5 (26.32%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (26.32%) Wyse
6 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
6 5 (26.32%) Thin Client
6 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) MCP
6 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

SafeCom
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 10 (52.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) 802.11
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Service Desk Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
1 5 (26.32%) Fat Client
1 5 (26.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Line Management
3 5 (26.32%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (26.32%) Software Deployment
4 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
5 3 (15.79%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 5 (26.32%) MCP
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (15.79%) DFS Replication
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (89.47%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) WSUS
3 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (15.79%) SCOM
3 3 (15.79%) SCOrch
3 3 (15.79%) XenMobile
4 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
4 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) ServiceNow
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) MobileIron
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Wyse
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) McAfee
5 3 (15.79%) Ivanti
6 2 (10.53%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Becrypt
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
7 1 (5.26%) Google
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec