The table below looks at the statistics for OSSEC skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSSEC over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSSEC
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OSSEC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OSSEC
London

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

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
386 439 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.52% 8.01% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 332 347
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £265 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +6.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%