Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 863 869
Rank change year-on-year +77 +6 -30
Contract jobs citing Snow 66 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.035% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.079% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 19
UK median daily rate £425 £295 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.07% -34.44% +28.57%
10th Percentile £183 £189 £173
90th Percentile £563 £438 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £218 £550
% change year-on-year +95.40% -60.45% +46.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
UK median hourly rate £17.00 - £21.50
10th Percentile £15.65 - £20.75
90th Percentile £29.15 - £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - £21.50

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 42666 48217 50226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.24% 44.85% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26284 29628 29569
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1664 2213
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year -3.97% +3.92% +2.06%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +63 64 £425 +44.07% 1
UK excluding London +87 40 £425 +95.40% 1
London -6 24 £450 +52.54%
North of England +89 17 £425 +54.55%
North West +41 17 £425 +54.55%
South West +20 10 £213 +41.67%
South East +27 7 £338 -
West Midlands +41 5 £205 -41.43%
Midlands +30 5 £205 -41.43%
Wales - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (54.55%) ServiceNow
2 30 (45.45%) ITIL
3 26 (39.39%) Asset Management
4 15 (22.73%) Finance
5 14 (21.21%) Unix
5 14 (21.21%) Software Asset Management
6 13 (19.70%) Windows
7 12 (18.18%) ITSM
8 11 (16.67%) Linux
8 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.67%) ITIL V3
9 10 (15.15%) IT Asset Management
10 9 (13.64%) Apple
10 9 (13.64%) Web Services
10 9 (13.64%) CMDB
10 9 (13.64%) SCCM
11 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
11 8 (12.12%) Patch Management
11 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.12%) Firewall
12 7 (10.61%) Change Management
12 7 (10.61%) Nessus
12 7 (10.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (10.61%) Nmap
12 7 (10.61%) Supplier Management
12 7 (10.61%) VPN
12 7 (10.61%) LAN
12 7 (10.61%) VoIP
12 7 (10.61%) WAN
12 7 (10.61%) Oracle

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 1 (1.52%) CMS
1 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (1.52%) G Suite
4 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Firewall
1 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.61%) LAN
2 7 (10.61%) VoIP
2 7 (10.61%) VPN
2 7 (10.61%) WAN
3 5 (7.58%) SNMP
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Consultant
3 9 (13.64%) Asset Management Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Software Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Developer
5 6 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Software Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Software Asset Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Junior
8 3 (4.55%) Junior Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Junior Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.55%) SCCM Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) Web Services
2 7 (10.61%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (7.58%) REST
3 5 (7.58%) SOAP
4 2 (3.03%) JSON
4 2 (3.03%) YAML
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) CMDB
2 7 (10.61%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Replication
3 3 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Unix
2 13 (19.70%) Windows
3 11 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) ITIL
2 26 (39.39%) Asset Management
3 14 (21.21%) Software Asset Management
4 12 (18.18%) ITSM
5 11 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 10 (15.15%) IT Asset Management
7 8 (12.12%) Patch Management
8 7 (10.61%) Analytics
8 7 (10.61%) Case Management
8 7 (10.61%) Change Management
8 7 (10.61%) Data Analytics
8 7 (10.61%) Security Monitoring
8 7 (10.61%) Supplier Management
8 7 (10.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (10.61%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (9.09%) Data Integration
9 6 (9.09%) Software Licensing
10 5 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (7.58%) Operations Management
10 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.55%) C
3 3 (4.55%) Python
3 3 (4.55%) Ruby
4 2 (3.03%) Java
4 2 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) CISSP
1 7 (10.61%) ISEB
1 7 (10.61%) SANS
1 7 (10.61%) SSCP
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) MCITP
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 19770
1 7 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) GFS2
2 1 (1.52%) GlusterFS
2 1 (1.52%) OCFS2
2 1 (1.52%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) SCCM
2 7 (10.61%) Nessus
2 7 (10.61%) Nexpose
2 7 (10.61%) Nmap
2 7 (10.61%) QRadar
3 6 (9.09%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 3 (4.55%) FlexNet
4 3 (4.55%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (4.55%) Puppet
5 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.03%) Ansible
5 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.52%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.52%) SELinux
6 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.52%) Terraform
6 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) ServiceNow
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.64%) Apple
4 7 (10.61%) ArcSight
4 7 (10.61%) BMC
4 7 (10.61%) Intel
4 7 (10.61%) McAfee
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle
4 7 (10.61%) Qualys
4 7 (10.61%) Splunk
5 5 (7.58%) AlienVault
5 5 (7.58%) IBM
6 4 (6.06%) SAP
7 3 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) NetWitness
8 2 (3.03%) VMware
9 1 (1.52%) Google
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.52%) Sophos