The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Spanish 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 Spanish Language over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spanish Language
Rank 189 198 184
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Spanish Language 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.26% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
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£450 £315 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £250 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.75 £16.96
% change year-on-year
- -24.82%
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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
2648 3311 3189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.16% 55.99% 56.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2063 2492 2475
Average daily rate £475 £500 £471
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 49 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £42.50 £52.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Spanish Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Spanish Language Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Spanish 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 Spanish Language across the City of London region.

Spanish Language Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Spanish Language
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 Spanish Language across the City of London region.

Spanish Language Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Spanish Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Spanish 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 Spanish Language.

1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 8 (33.33%) Apple
2 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 7 (29.17%) MS Office
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (25.00%) Retail
4 6 (25.00%) iPad
4 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) iPhone
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) F5
5 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
5 5 (20.83%) CCSE
5 5 (20.83%) Sourcefire
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) VPN
5 5 (20.83%) CCNP
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (20.83%) Juniper
5 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.67%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Spanish 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 Spanish Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
3 4 (16.67%) Internet
3 4 (16.67%) SSL
3 4 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.17%) HSRP
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) BGP
5 1 (4.17%) DSL
5 1 (4.17%) VRRP
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (12.50%) French Language
4 3 (12.50%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Dutch Language
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Senior Security Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Trainer
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Director
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (25.00%) iPad
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) iPhone
3 4 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum
3 1 (4.17%) RUP
3 1 (4.17%) DSDM
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) VBA
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCSE
1 5 (20.83%) CCNP
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.17%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Apple
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) F5
3 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
3 5 (20.83%) Sourcefire
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Juniper
3 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) BMC
4 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) Sun