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4Sight The IT Staffing review Issue 3: 2016

In this issue Introduction and about us Skills Demand Update Q3 2016 Section 1: Contract Demand Trends Table 1: Most sought-after contract skills Table 2: Skills with largest change in demand Table 3: Sector with highest contract demand Table 4: Top 5 demanded job functions Table 5: Top 5 demanded programming languages Section 2: IT Rates and Salary Overview Q3 2016 Table 1: Management roles Table 2: Infrastructure roles Table 3: Development roles Rates and Salaries - Q3 2016 Insight: News


Introduction Certes Computing is a leading supplier of IT staffing and recruitment solutions to both the private and public sectors. Established since 1983, we have developed a strong reputation for delivering highly responsive and effective IT resourcing services, whether it be for complete onsite managed services, Employed Consultants and Turnkey staffing services, the provision of contingency IT contract staff or the recruitment of permanent personnel.

IT Staffing Review Certes IT Staffing Review is provided as part of 4Sight – Certes’ portfolio of free information services for recruitment. 4Sight provides a range of information services such as market news, case studies, white papers, legislation updates, as well as skills, rate and salary information. Each quarter 4Sight brings you information relevant to the staffing industry. Based on customer feedback, our IT Staffing Review has been developed to provide subscribers with a reliable and accurate way to aid their resource planning with a comprehensive comparison of the cost of contractors, permanent staff and Employed Consultants, with the associated levels of supply and demand for key skills and job functions within the market. Issued and updated quarterly, our IT Staffing Review provides a comprehensive and up to date reflection of market developments, and includes detailed skill demand comparisons on the same period last year, providing a useful yardstick for market growth or decline in skills usage.

Guide to Rates and Salaries Disclaimer The rates and salaries presented here are intended to provide an objective guide to the job functions most commonly recruited in the market. The figures used are based on national averages and consequently do not reflect specific regional differences. Should you require more specific rate or salary information on any additional skill, job title or region not present then please contact us on 01675 468968.

Data Sources The rates are compiled every month from a combination of 12 independent reports and official reviews which are then aggregated to formulate a 3 month view.

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Part 1: Contract Demand Trends

Part 2: Permanent Demand Trends


Skills Demand Update A guide to the most sought-after skills of Q3 2016

Part 1: Contract Demand Trends

Part 2: Permanent Demand Trends Most sought-after skills Q3 2016

Rank

Skill

Rank

Skill

1

SQL

1

SQL

2

Java

2

Java Script

3

Windows

3

Microsoft

4

Microsoft

4

.NET

5

Java Script

5

C#

Highest increase in demand during Q3 2016 Rank

Skill

Rank

Skill

1

Windows 10

1

Windows 10

2

PAAS

2

Cyber Security

3

Cyber Security

3

SASS

4

Microsoft Azure

4

Microsoft Azure

5

Devops Engineer

5

Office 365

Sector with highest demand Q3 2016 Rank

Sector

Rank

Sector

1

Banking/Finance/Investment

1

Banking/Finance

2

Retail

2

Retail

3

Telecoms

3

Marketing

4

Marketing

4

Telecoms

5

Legal

5

Games

Top 5 demanded job functions

Top 5 demanded programming languages

Rank

Sector

Rank

Sector

1

Developer

1

SQL

2

Analyst

2

Java

3

Architect

3

Java Script

4

Project Manager

4

C#

5

Consultant

5

Python

To get free updates of the Certes IT Rate and Salary Report please visit www.certes.co.uk or call 01675 468968


IT Rates and Salaries Overview A guide to the rates and salaries of those in the IT industry - Q3 2016

Average Contractor daily rate*

Certes Employed Consultant daily rate

Average permanent salary

Management Roles Business Analyst Project Manager IT Director IT Manager Helpdesk Manager Programme Manager Project Co-ordinator Systems Architect Technical Author

£425 £450 £800 £450 £444 £580 £212 £493 £350

£340 £380 £640 £360 £355 £464 £170 £394 £280

£50,000 £55,000 £97,500 £52,500 £40,500 £75,000 £30,000 £62,500 £41,750

Infrastructure Roles Application Support Analyst DBA -Oracle -SQL Oracle Applications Network Engineer IT Security Consultant Systems Administrator Systems Analyst Helpdesk 2nd Line 3rd Line IT Trainer

£365 £375 £375 £355 £413 £363 £550 £375 £384 £120 £151 £275 £300

£292 £300 £300 £284 £330 £290 £440 £300 £307 £100 £121 £220 £240

£35,000 £46,000 £52,500 £45,000 £54,000 £47,500 £60,000 £42,500 £41,250 £22,500 £27,000 £35,000 £38,500

Development Roles C# Java Sharepoint Oracle .NET PHP SQL System Tester User Acceptance Tester (UAT) Web Designer Web Developer

£400 £450 £375 £425 £400 £360 £400 £400 £400 £300 £363

£330 £360 £300 £340 £320 £288 £320 £320 £320 £240 £290

£45,000 £55,000 £42,500 £52,500 £45,000 £40,000 £45,000 £35,000 £45,000 £31,000 £40,000

Job Title

* Contract rates quoted represent average contract pay rates (excluding any margin or mark up). To get free updates of the Certes IT Rate and Salary Report, please visit www.certes.co.uk or call 01675 468968


Insight News IT contractor demand hits a new high for 2016 The demand for IT contractors has seen a slow down during the last few months, but the demand has once again started to grow by the end of May. According to a report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC), April saw a demand market index of 52.9 (score over 50 shows growth over the previous month), making April the lowest index score for the last three years. For the first time this year, the demand for IT contractors has seen a growth compared to its previous month with a market index score of 55.0. https://www.certes.co.uk/blog/2016/06/growth-seen-in-demand-for-it-contractors-first-time-in-2016

Demand for talent remains high in the UK’s creative industries Demand for professionals in London’s creative occupations remains exceptionally high, with over a third of jobs in the sector found within the UK’s main creative hub. This is according to the latest Professional Recruitment Trends report from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). Geographical analysis, based on data provided by Burning Glass, somewhat unsurprisingly indicates that 33.5% of all creative occupation postings were found in Greater London. The South East ranks second with 16.1% of creative roles followed by the West Midlands in third with an 8.1% share of total job postings. The list of ‘in demand’ skills for creative roles is mostly dominated by coding and programming languages. However, the report suggests that the skills in the highest demand, excluding those largely specific to IT based roles, are communication, creativity and writing. https://www.certes.co.uk/blog/2016/06/demand-for-talent-remains-high-in-the-uks-creative-industries

Will UK data protection be affected by Brexit If Britain chooses to leave the EU in the referendum on 23 June, the full exit process could take as little as two years. Businesses are understandably caught in a state of flux currently as uncertainty is everywhere. But when it comes to data, and especially data security, there are a few points they can be reasonably certain of. Firstly, the requirements of the new EU general data protection regulation (GDPR) due to be implemented imminently will still apply in some guise. Secondly, issues of access to the European general public’s sensitive data when shared with America – as brought about by the Safe Harbour ruling and recently negotiated Privacy Shield – are not going to disappear. The question is: if UK businesses are not governed by the EU, will they still have to abide by its laws? https://www.certes.co.uk/blog/2016/06/Would-UK-data-protection-be-affected-by-Brexit


4sight issue 3 2016