The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of TOWER Software products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TOWER Software over the 3 months to 23 March 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 TOWER Software.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TOWER Software
UK
Rank 581 610 598
Rank change year-on-year +29 -12  
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 18 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.034% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.091% 0.078% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Median daily rate £525 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £455 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £475
% change year-on-year - -21.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TOWER Software is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19754 23040 23661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 43.62% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12176 13939 13362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 798 980
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

TOWER Software
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing TOWER Software as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for TOWER Software in the UK

TOWER Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TOWER Software in the UK

TOWER Software
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOWER Software over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TOWER Software in the UK

TOWER Software
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TOWER Software in the UK

TOWER Software
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOWER Software within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 17 £525 -4.54% 1
London +20 17 £525 -8.69% 1
City of London +10 4 £525 +10.52% 1

TOWER Software
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software.

1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) WAN
3 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 11 (30.56%) IBM
4 11 (30.56%) Windows
4 11 (30.56%) Information Assurance
5 10 (27.78%) Data Protection
5 10 (27.78%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (27.78%) Finance
5 10 (27.78%) LAN
6 9 (25.00%) BT
6 9 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.00%) Capita
6 9 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (25.00%) Ansible
6 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 9 (25.00%) Presales
7 7 (19.44%) Project Management
7 7 (19.44%) Python
7 7 (19.44%) Java
7 7 (19.44%) Web Services
7 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
8 6 (16.67%) Migration
8 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 6 (16.67%) SQL
8 6 (16.67%) QA
8 6 (16.67%) SDLC
8 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery

TOWER Software
Top Related 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) WAN
2 10 (27.78%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) BIG-IP
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Architect
1 9 (25.00%) Lead Architect
1 9 (25.00%) Telecoms Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Senior Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Build Automation Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Migration Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) YAML
3 4 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Fintech
5 1 (2.78%) CESG
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Information Assurance
2 10 (27.78%) Data Protection
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 9 (25.00%) Presales
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 6 (16.67%) SDLC
6 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Data Management
9 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
1 7 (19.44%) Python
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) C++
4 4 (11.11%) VBA
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.56%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
1 1 (2.78%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) vRealize
3 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) IBM
2 9 (25.00%) BT
2 9 (25.00%) Capita
3 2 (5.56%) Aruba
3 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.56%) BMC
3 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) F5
3 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Intel Security
3 2 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) Lattice Semiconductor
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
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