The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mandarin Language
Rank 199 227 210
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.070% 0.014% 0.031%
As % of the General category 0.14% 0.025% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£190 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £240 -
% change year-on-year
-1.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mandarin Language
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2957 3973 3720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.87% 56.11% 57.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2320 3007 2815
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 64 51
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £38.00 £45.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

Mandarin Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin Language across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Mandarin Language Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mandarin Language
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mandarin Language across the City of London region.

Mandarin Language Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mandarin Language
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mandarin Language also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mandarin Language.

1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) French Language
2 3 (37.50%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (37.50%) Spanish Language
2 3 (37.50%) Lync
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Cantonese Language
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Japanese Language
4 1 (12.50%) Korean Language
4 1 (12.50%) Migration

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mandarin Language also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mandarin Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) French Language
1 3 (37.50%) Portuguese Language
1 3 (37.50%) Spanish Language
2 1 (12.50%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Japanese Language
2 1 (12.50%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support
1 3 (37.50%) Trainer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus