Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 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.

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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 777 782 816
Rank change year-on-year +5 +34 +7
Contract jobs citing Snow 104 47 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.052% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 32 34
UK median daily rate £400 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £251 £169 £295
90th Percentile £547 £588 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £325
% change year-on-year -7.50% +53.85% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
UK median hourly rate £13.88 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.38% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.88 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year -18.38% - -

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 41,989 40,222 46,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.69% 44.30% 43.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,216 24,678 28,131
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,461 1,412 1,636
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.96 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.46% -5.81% +7.66%

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 20 May 2018.

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
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 20 May 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 -20 84 £425 -5.56% 14
London -11 54 £400 -8.57% 2
UK excluding London -21 31 £463 -7.50% 12
North of England -2 11 £444 -22.83% 3
South East -12 11 £488 +16.42% 7
North West -10 10 £444 -22.83%
South West +1 4 £235 +30.56% 1
West Midlands -15 3 £575 +194.87%
Midlands -15 3 £575 +194.87%
Scotland - 2 £425 -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Snow 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 Snow.

1 66 (63.46%) Asset Management
2 43 (41.35%) ITIL
3 42 (40.38%) ServiceNow
4 35 (33.65%) Software Asset Management
5 34 (32.69%) Finance
6 29 (27.88%) ITIL Certification
6 29 (27.88%) IT Asset Management
7 27 (25.96%) SCCM
8 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
9 20 (19.23%) IBM
10 19 (18.27%) Service Management
11 18 (17.31%) Windows
11 18 (17.31%) Oracle
11 18 (17.31%) Software Licensing
12 17 (16.35%) Adobe
12 17 (16.35%) Management Information System
13 16 (15.38%) ITSM
13 16 (15.38%) SAP
13 16 (15.38%) Data Centre
14 15 (14.42%) Strategic Management
14 15 (14.42%) Configuration Management
15 14 (13.46%) Legal
15 14 (13.46%) CMDB
16 13 (12.50%) Degree
16 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
17 12 (11.54%) Web Services
17 12 (11.54%) VMware
17 12 (11.54%) Time Management
17 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (11.54%) Software Audit

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 (1.92%) CMS
1 2 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) Confluence
2 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.85%) G Suite
4 3 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.92%) PaaS
6 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) Firewall
2 6 (5.77%) DNS
3 4 (3.85%) DHCP
3 4 (3.85%) eduroam
3 4 (3.85%) LAN
3 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.88%) SNMP
4 3 (2.88%) Wireless
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.92%) VPN
5 2 (1.92%) WAN
5 2 (1.92%) WLAN
6 1 (0.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.96%) Maven
2 1 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (32.69%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Legal
3 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.96%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Analyst
2 20 (19.23%) IT Manager
3 19 (18.27%) Developer
4 15 (14.42%) ServiceNow Developer
5 10 (9.62%) Consultant
6 8 (7.69%) Software Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.77%) Asset Management Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) IT Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Asset Management Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.81%) Security Project Manager
9 5 (4.81%) Software Asset Manager
9 5 (4.81%) Software Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Software Manager
10 4 (3.85%) Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Server Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) Audit Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) Web Services
2 7 (6.73%) XML
3 6 (5.77%) CSS
3 6 (5.77%) HTML
4 5 (4.81%) Ajax
4 5 (4.81%) REST
4 5 (4.81%) SailPoint
4 5 (4.81%) XHTML
5 4 (3.85%) SOAP
6 3 (2.88%) SAML
7 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Management Information System
2 16 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 14 (13.46%) CMDB
4 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
6 10 (9.62%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.96%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.77%) Linux
4 5 (4.81%) AIX
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.88%) Unix
6 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (63.46%) Asset Management
2 43 (41.35%) ITIL
3 35 (33.65%) Software Asset Management
4 29 (27.88%) IT Asset Management
5 19 (18.27%) Service Management
6 18 (17.31%) Software Licensing
7 16 (15.38%) ITSM
8 15 (14.42%) Configuration Management
8 15 (14.42%) Strategic Management
9 12 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (11.54%) Software Audit
9 12 (11.54%) Time Management
10 8 (7.69%) Migration
11 7 (6.73%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.77%) Change Management
12 6 (5.77%) ITIL V3
12 6 (5.77%) Matrix Organization
13 5 (4.81%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.92%) Java
4 2 (1.92%) SQL
5 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (12.50%) Degree
3 11 (10.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.81%) CISSP
4 5 (4.81%) SANS
5 4 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.88%) CCDP
6 3 (2.88%) CCNP
7 2 (1.92%) CCNA
7 2 (1.92%) ISEB
7 2 (1.92%) MCP
7 2 (1.92%) MCSE
7 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.96%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) COBIT
1 5 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 1 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.81%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.85%) Shibboleth
3 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.96%) Firmware
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (25.96%) SCCM
2 5 (4.81%) AirWatch
2 5 (4.81%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.92%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.92%) Puppet
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.96%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.96%) Netcool
5 1 (0.96%) SCOM
5 1 (0.96%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (40.38%) ServiceNow
2 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
3 20 (19.23%) IBM
4 18 (17.31%) Oracle
5 17 (16.35%) Adobe
6 16 (15.38%) SAP
7 12 (11.54%) VMware
8 7 (6.73%) Symantec
9 6 (5.77%) Ivanti
10 5 (4.81%) CyberArk
10 5 (4.81%) ForeScout
10 5 (4.81%) Shavlik
10 5 (4.81%) Splunk
11 4 (3.85%) BMC
11 4 (3.85%) Google
11 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.85%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.85%) Sophos
12 2 (1.92%) Apple
12 2 (1.92%) Ariba