Period
to 21 February 2018

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 6 months to 21 February 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 TOWER Software.

TOWER Software
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 858 803 860
Rank change year-on-year -55 +57 -30
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 17 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.045% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.100% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 9
UK median daily rate £550 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £300 £357 £493
90th Percentile £615 £539 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £388 -
% change year-on-year +35.48% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 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 42,513 43,208 45,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.85% 45.01% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,815 26,535 27,057
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £238 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,421 1,627 1,820
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.12 £46.53 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +6.06%

TOWER Software
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOWER Software.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TOWER Software in the UK

TOWER Software
Top 9 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 6 months to 21 February 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 -40 17 £550 +22.22% 14
London -19 12 £550 +12.82% 6
UK excluding London -33 5 £525 +35.48% 9
North of England +33 3 £525 - 2
Midlands -7 2 - - 1
West Midlands -8 2 - -
North West +14 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TOWER Software 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 TOWER Software.

1 7 (41.18%) Ansible
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (29.41%) Software Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (23.53%) OpenShift
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 4 (23.53%) Splunk
4 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (23.53%) LDAP
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Artifactory
5 3 (17.65%) API Integration
5 3 (17.65%) ChatOps
5 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery

TOWER Software
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 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) OpenShift
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) IPsec
2 1 (5.88%) SMS
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Artifactory
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Designer
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Security Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Kafka
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Equities
4 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Software Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) API Integration
3 3 (17.65%) ChatOps
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
3 3 (17.65%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Presales
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Statistics
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) Korn
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Go
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Gluster
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) BT
2 2 (11.76%) Capita
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) VMware