The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mandarin Language
Rank 194 217 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% -
As % of the General category 0.034% 0.049% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2920 4119 4678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.63% 58.16% 60.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2191 3095 3543
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 76 63
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.93 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Mandarin Language
London

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 17 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Japanese Language
2 1 (33.33%) Korean Language
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Japanese Language
1 1 (33.33%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus
1 1 (33.33%) VMware