The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mandarin Language
Rank 578 502 573
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +71
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the General category 0.060% 0.005% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £218 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20142 18566 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.24% 43.09% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12736 11532 15275
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 593 781
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £12.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Mandarin Language
UK

Mandarin Language
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Mandarin Language Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mandarin Language
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mandarin Language Daily Rate Trend in England

Mandarin Language
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Mandarin Language Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mandarin Language
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 Mandarin Language within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -17 7 £218 - 3
South East - 5 - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Mandarin Language
UK

Mandarin Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mandarin 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 Mandarin Language.

1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) MS Office
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) SAP
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Advertising
7 5 (31.25%) French Language
7 5 (31.25%) Spanish Language
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (31.25%) MCSE
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
7 5 (31.25%) Workflow
7 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (31.25%) Marketing
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) HND
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mandarin 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 Mandarin Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
3 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Advertising
2 5 (31.25%) French Language
2 5 (31.25%) Spanish Language
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Project Coordinator
1 5 (31.25%) Coordinator
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Workflow
1 5 (31.25%) Data Entry
1 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
2 5 (31.25%) HND
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) SAP
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) VMware