The table below looks at the statistics for PhD 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 PhD over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 188 189 183
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing PhD 5 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 1.40% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 22
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£650 £650 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £460 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £765 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £475 £250
% change year-on-year
+23.68% +90.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
762 1073 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.10% 18.29% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 796 630
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £257 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 49
Average hourly rate £19.73 £22.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PhD
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 PhD across the City of London region.

PhD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PhD
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PhD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

PhD Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PhD
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the City of London region.

PhD Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PhD 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 PhD.

1 8 (66.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Physics
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) STL
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) R
5 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 1 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PhD 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 PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) KDB
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Quantitative Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
3 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Statistician
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Physics
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (8.33%) Neural Network
4 1 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (8.33%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) R
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) CISA
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Symantec
1 2 (16.67%) Veeam
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago