The first table below looks at the demand for VisionPLUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VisionPLUS over the 3 months to 25 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 of the Business Applications category for the East of England 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Data VisionPLUS
Rank 145 119 137
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Contract jobs citing VisionPLUS 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.033% 0.084% 0.066%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.40% 1.33% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
250 150 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.24% 6.28% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 88 58
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £25.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £119.00 £39.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
VisionPLUS
England

VisionPLUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VisionPLUS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

VisionPLUS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VisionPLUS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VisionPLUS across the East of England region.

VisionPLUS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VisionPLUS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VisionPLUS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex 0 1 £375 +20.00% 1
VisionPLUS
England

VisionPLUS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS.

1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) BASE24
3 1 (12.50%) Tandem
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) VSAM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
3 1 (12.50%) CICS
3 1 (12.50%) JCL
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) ATM

VisionPLUS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CICS
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Defect Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) VisionPLUS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
1 1 (12.50%) VSAM
1 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) COBOL
1 1 (12.50%) JCL
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP