The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CQG products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CQG 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 Vendors for the 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within CQG, Inc.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CQG
Rank 569 541 556
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing CQG 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.005% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£120 £500 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22443 21822 24527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 46.91% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12742 12175 12864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1014 1126 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
CQG
UK

CQG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CQG Jobs Demand Trend in England

CQG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CQG Daily Rate Trend in England

CQG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CQG across the England region.

CQG Hourly Rate Trend in England

CQG
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CQG within the 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
London +3 1 £120 -76.00%
CQG
UK

CQG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 13 (100.00%) Reuters
2 11 (84.62%) Bloomberg
2 11 (84.62%) MS Office
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
5 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 7 (53.85%) Blackberry
6 7 (53.85%) Banking
7 6 (46.15%) MCDST
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (46.15%) MCP
8 5 (38.46%) Citrix
8 5 (38.46%) Front Office
9 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
9 4 (30.77%) Wireless
9 4 (30.77%) A+ Certification
9 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
9 4 (30.77%) Internet
9 4 (30.77%) Smartcard
9 4 (30.77%) VBScript
9 4 (30.77%) VB
9 4 (30.77%) Fidessa
9 4 (30.77%) DHCP
9 4 (30.77%) FTP
9 4 (30.77%) DNS
9 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
9 4 (30.77%) Windows XP

CQG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Office
2 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) FTP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Front Office
4 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
4 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (46.15%) Support Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Help Desk Support
3 6 (46.15%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Blackberry
2 4 (30.77%) Equities
2 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
2 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
2 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
2 4 (30.77%) Smartcard
2 4 (30.77%) Hedge funds
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) VBScript
1 4 (30.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCP
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (46.15%) MCDST
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
2 4 (30.77%) A+ Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Reuters
2 11 (84.62%) Bloomberg
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Fidessa
6 1 (7.69%) Lotus