• Visitors can check out the Forum FAQ by clicking this link. You have to register before you can post: click the REGISTER link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. View our Forum Privacy Policy.
Collapse

You are not logged in or you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:

  • You are not logged in. If you are already registered, fill in the form below to log in, or follow the "Sign Up" link to register a new account.
  • You may not have sufficient privileges to access this page. Are you trying to edit someone else's post, access administrative features or some other privileged system?
  • If you are trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation.

Previously on "State of the Market"

Collapse

  • Paralytic
    replied
    Originally posted by founder View Post
    concerned why this thread is so dead now
    Because these boards are pretty much dead - same dozen or so people posting, with the odd newcomer actually asking a question.

    Leave a comment:


  • SimonMac
    replied
    Originally posted by northernladuk View Post

    What else is there to add? More people posting anecdotal evidence the market is booming/dead based on a snap shot of how many calls they got this week?
    I forgot to charge my phone, so I am getting no calls and thus the market is dead

    Leave a comment:


  • northernladuk
    replied
    Originally posted by founder View Post
    concerned why this thread is so dead now
    What else is there to add? More people posting anecdotal evidence the market is booming/dead based on a snap shot of how many calls they got this week?

    Leave a comment:


  • SimonMac
    replied
    Originally posted by founder View Post
    concerned why this thread is so dead now
    Click image for larger version

Name:	flat-line-heartbeat.gif
Views:	0
Size:	406.7 KB
ID:	4183247

    Leave a comment:


  • ladymuck
    replied
    Originally posted by founder View Post
    concerned why this thread is so dead now
    Because we're all too busy working?

    Leave a comment:


  • founder
    replied
    Originally posted by Bluenose View Post

    The East Coast Perm market diverged from the U.K about 2 years prior to the pandemic i.e. $285k base for Lead Consultants (25 Years exp.) out of D.C, not partner level. Corporate-to-Corporate day rates started to climb up to $2500-$3250 pd, therefore, with a good pipeline of work a consultant can bring in $500k-$750k per year of revenue, not to mention the value-add around change programmes.

    Someone further up asked about contract PM roles in the City Of London, they have been steadily been moving these out of London for years, can't see that market getting any better tbh and it was in a poor state prior to the pandemic because of this.
    id move to the states for that money

    Leave a comment:


  • founder
    replied
    concerned why this thread is so dead now

    Leave a comment:


  • Bluenose
    replied
    Originally posted by GigiBronz View Post

    there are a few posts on reddit about it but not quite sure if it is only america related or happens the same in britain as well.
    The East Coast Perm market diverged from the U.K about 2 years prior to the pandemic i.e. $285k base for Lead Consultants (25 Years exp.) out of D.C, not partner level. Corporate-to-Corporate day rates started to climb up to $2500-$3250 pd, therefore, with a good pipeline of work a consultant can bring in $500k-$750k per year of revenue, not to mention the value-add around change programmes.

    Someone further up asked about contract PM roles in the City Of London, they have been steadily been moving these out of London for years, can't see that market getting any better tbh and it was in a poor state prior to the pandemic because of this.
    Last edited by Bluenose; 13 September 2021, 13:16.

    Leave a comment:


  • BR14
    replied
    yas, but not for LondonPM's.

    Leave a comment:


  • NowPermOutsideUK
    replied
    So the executive salary is that it job market is booming again?

    can anyone comment specifically on finance and London and whether there has been a pick up in that space?

    Leave a comment:


  • JohnM
    replied
    Its been a pretty tough 18 months for a lot of contractors but the market is starting to really pick up now for developers. I dont think I can ever remember my phone being so busy as it has been this week, its been many years since I have known it to be like this

    Its getting back to pre covid/pre Ir35 levels and the pleasant surprise is there are still lots of outside gigs becoming available

    Leave a comment:


  • northernladuk
    replied
    Whooa whooa time out time out

    I'm already ashamed enough I can't meet them, no need to rub it in

    Gotta give me some credit here. Number of calls to desk, time spent on incident and follow up calls by the customer stats would all drop through the floor which is a good thing no? Customer satisfaction might be a sticking point however....

    Thank god the advert did mention understanding customers problems and providing accurate and useful information
    Last edited by northernladuk; 3 September 2021, 10:39.

    Leave a comment:


  • ladymuck
    replied
    Originally posted by eek View Post

    Strong Verbal and Written communication - is one you would pass.
    I think they mean capable rather than confrontational

    Leave a comment:


  • Paralytic
    replied
    Originally posted by eek View Post


    Great customer service skills - would probably be the killer though. I suspect they would prefer someone to say Yes, instead of Have you asked your accountant.
    FTFY

    Leave a comment:


  • eek
    replied
    Originally posted by northernladuk View Post

    To be fair you are absolutely correct. The advert goes on to say...
    • Experience in IT Support or Desktop Support.
    • Strong work ethic.
    • Enthusiastic.
    • The drive for new learning.
    • Great customer service skills.
    • Strong Verbal and Written communication.
    So it appears I can't meet one single criteria for the role.
    Strong Verbal and Written communication - is one you would pass.

    Great customer service skills - would probably be the killer though. I suspect they would prefer someone to say Yes, instead of have you tried google.

    Leave a comment:

Working...
X