Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 805 799 821
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 +21
Contract jobs citing Snow 72 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.052% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 42 36
UK median daily rate £400 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -1.47% +25.93%
10th Percentile £228 £174 £313
90th Percentile £631 £599 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
UK median hourly rate £15.75 - £22.00
10th Percentile £14.60 - £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 41,512 43,374 46,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.04% 45.16% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,214 26,564 27,417
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,358 1,645 1,936
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.75
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 21 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Snow over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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 +6 62 £425 +1.49% 5
UK excluding London +21 32 £425 -5.56% 4
London -32 31 £425 +30.77% 2
North of England +44 15 £425 -22.73% 1
North West +8 13 £425 -22.73%
South East -13 6 £220 -45.00% 2
West Midlands +20 5 £575 +92.47%
Midlands +15 5 £575 +92.47%
South West +6 5 £235 +56.67%
North East - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 £650 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 45 (62.50%) Asset Management
2 33 (45.83%) ITIL
3 26 (36.11%) ServiceNow
4 25 (34.72%) Software Asset Management
5 19 (26.39%) SCCM
6 17 (23.61%) Finance
7 15 (20.83%) ITSM
7 15 (20.83%) Windows
7 15 (20.83%) Service Management
8 13 (18.06%) IT Asset Management
9 12 (16.67%) Web Services
9 12 (16.67%) CMDB
10 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.28%) Change Management
11 10 (13.89%) Strategic Management
11 10 (13.89%) Workflow
11 10 (13.89%) ITIL V3
12 9 (12.50%) Data Integration
12 9 (12.50%) Firewall
12 9 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (12.50%) Unix
12 9 (12.50%) SOAP
12 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
13 8 (11.11%) SNMP
13 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
13 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
13 8 (11.11%) Operations Management
13 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
13 8 (11.11%) REST

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 (2.78%) IIS
1 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) G Suite
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.17%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 2 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Firewall
2 8 (11.11%) SNMP
3 6 (8.33%) DNS
4 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.56%) DHCP
6 3 (4.17%) VPN
7 2 (2.78%) LAN
7 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.78%) WAN
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) DB2
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.39%) Maven
1 1 (1.39%) Selenium
1 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) IT Manager
2 14 (19.44%) Analyst
2 14 (19.44%) Consultant
3 9 (12.50%) Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.11%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.72%) ServiceNow Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Software Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Asset Management Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Security Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Security Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Server Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Deskside Support
9 3 (4.17%) Software Asset Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Software Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) Web Services
2 9 (12.50%) SOAP
3 8 (11.11%) REST
4 5 (6.94%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.39%) .NET
5 1 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.39%) JSON
5 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) CMDB
2 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.39%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Windows
2 9 (12.50%) Unix
3 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.94%) Linux
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Asset Management
2 33 (45.83%) ITIL
3 25 (34.72%) Software Asset Management
4 15 (20.83%) ITSM
4 15 (20.83%) Service Management
5 13 (18.06%) IT Asset Management
6 11 (15.28%) Change Management
7 10 (13.89%) ITIL V3
7 10 (13.89%) Strategic Management
7 10 (13.89%) Workflow
8 9 (12.50%) Data Integration
9 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 8 (11.11%) Operations Management
9 8 (11.11%) Workflow Development
10 7 (9.72%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (9.72%) Software Licensing
11 6 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
12 5 (6.94%) Project Management
12 5 (6.94%) Time Management
13 4 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.39%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.33%) CISSP
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) SANS
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) COBIT
1 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 1 (1.39%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) Shibboleth
2 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (26.39%) SCCM
2 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (4.17%) FlexNet
3 3 (4.17%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (2.78%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.39%) Nessus
5 1 (1.39%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.39%) Nmap
5 1 (1.39%) Puppet
5 1 (1.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) ServiceNow
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Symantec
4 6 (8.33%) IBM
4 6 (8.33%) Splunk
4 6 (8.33%) VMware
5 5 (6.94%) CyberArk
5 5 (6.94%) ForeScout
5 5 (6.94%) Ivanti
6 4 (5.56%) Google
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.56%) Sophos
7 3 (4.17%) Citrix
7 3 (4.17%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.78%) Adobe
8 2 (2.78%) Apple
8 2 (2.78%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle