Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Snow products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Snow over the 6 months to 19 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 Snow Software.

Snow
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 851 845
Rank change year-on-year +32 -6 -6
Contract jobs citing Snow 56 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.043% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.095% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 26
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09% +35.38%
10th Percentile £199 £175 £188
90th Percentile £540 £574 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £475
% change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +54.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
UK median hourly rate £15.75 - £22.00
10th Percentile £14.25 - £20.80
90th Percentile £29.26 - £23.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - £22.00

Snow 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 43242 47490 49684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 45.29% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26864 29037 29297
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £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 1447 1703 2110
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Snow
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Snow in the UK

Snow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Snow in the UK

Snow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Snow over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Snow in the UK

Snow
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Snow in the UK

Snow
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Snow over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Snow in the UK

Snow
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 Snow within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +30 53 £425 +6.25% 4
UK excluding London +30 33 £425 -2.86% 2
London -25 20 £425 +30.77% 2
North of England +60 19 £425 -5.56% 1
North West +24 17 £425 -5.56%
South East +10 6 - -
South West +8 5 £240 +60.00%
West Midlands +29 2 £486 +77.63% 1
Midlands +29 2 £486 +77.63% 1
North East - 2 - -
East of England -14 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Snow 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 Snow.

1 29 (51.79%) ServiceNow
2 26 (46.43%) Asset Management
3 25 (44.64%) ITIL
4 16 (28.57%) Windows
5 14 (25.00%) Finance
5 14 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
6 13 (23.21%) Unix
7 10 (17.86%) Linux
7 10 (17.86%) SCCM
8 9 (16.07%) CMDB
8 9 (16.07%) Web Services
8 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.07%) IT Asset Management
9 8 (14.29%) Patch Management
9 8 (14.29%) Analytics
9 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 8 (14.29%) ITIL V3
9 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 8 (14.29%) Apple
9 8 (14.29%) Firewall
9 8 (14.29%) ITSM
10 7 (12.50%) Change Management
10 7 (12.50%) Workflow
10 7 (12.50%) Qualys
10 7 (12.50%) Nessus
10 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (12.50%) Nmap
10 7 (12.50%) McAfee
10 7 (12.50%) Intel
10 7 (12.50%) CISSP

Snow
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 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.57%) IaaS
3 2 (3.57%) Serverless
4 1 (1.79%) G Suite
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
1 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.50%) LAN
2 7 (12.50%) VoIP
2 7 (12.50%) VPN
2 7 (12.50%) WAN
3 5 (8.93%) SNMP
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) DB2
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
1 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Consultant
2 7 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 7 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Software Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Implementation Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Software Asset Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Asset Management Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 4 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Software Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (8.93%) REST
3 5 (8.93%) SOAP
4 2 (3.57%) JSON
4 2 (3.57%) YAML
5 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) CMDB
2 7 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Unix
3 10 (17.86%) Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Asset Management
2 25 (44.64%) ITIL
3 14 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
4 9 (16.07%) IT Asset Management
5 8 (14.29%) Analytics
5 8 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 8 (14.29%) ITSM
5 8 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 7 (12.50%) Case Management
6 7 (12.50%) Change Management
6 7 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 7 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (12.50%) Workflow
7 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (10.71%) Data Integration
7 6 (10.71%) Service Management
8 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.93%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.57%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) Perl
4 2 (3.57%) Python
4 2 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) CISSP
1 7 (12.50%) SANS
1 7 (12.50%) SSCP
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
6 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) ISEB
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 19770
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) Nessus
2 7 (12.50%) Nexpose
2 7 (12.50%) Nmap
2 7 (12.50%) QRadar
3 4 (7.14%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 3 (5.36%) FlexNet
4 3 (5.36%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.57%) Ansible
5 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.57%) Puppet
6 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) ServiceNow
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.29%) Apple
4 7 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 7 (12.50%) Intel
4 7 (12.50%) McAfee
4 7 (12.50%) Qualys
4 7 (12.50%) Splunk
5 6 (10.71%) IBM
6 5 (8.93%) AlienVault
7 4 (7.14%) SAP
8 3 (5.36%) HP
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle
9 2 (3.57%) Concur
9 2 (3.57%) JD Edwards
9 2 (3.57%) NetWitness
9 2 (3.57%) VMware
10 1 (1.79%) BMC
10 1 (1.79%) Google
10 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds