The table below looks at the statistics for Regular Expression skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regular Expression over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regular Expressions (Regex)
Rank 567 538 505
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -33
Contract jobs citing Regular Expression 18 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.077% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £303 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.76% +8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14402 13879 13547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.91% 28.07% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9876 9038 8764
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 202 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

Regular Expression
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regular Expression across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Regular Expression Jobs Demand Trend in England

Regular Expression
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Regular Expression Daily Rate Trend in England

Regular Expression
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regular Expression across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Regular Expression Daily Rate Histogram in England

Regular Expression
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Regular Expression Hourly Rate Trend in England

Regular Expression
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 Regular Expression within the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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 -18 10 £428 +40.16% 6
South East -19 7 £600 +41.17% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
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Regular Expression
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Regular Expression 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 Regular Expression.

1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Firewall
5 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.77%) Oracle
7 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.21%) Python
7 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
7 11 (28.21%) Analytics
8 10 (25.64%) Cisco
8 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
8 10 (25.64%) VMware
9 9 (23.08%) Finance
9 9 (23.08%) Splunk
10 8 (20.51%) ArcSight
10 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (20.51%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (20.51%) DNS
10 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
10 8 (20.51%) UNIX
11 7 (17.95%) SIEM
12 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
12 6 (15.38%) Lumension
12 6 (15.38%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (15.38%) Perl
12 6 (15.38%) HTML
12 6 (15.38%) Adobe

Regular Expression
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Regular Expression 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 Regular Expression. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) DNS
3 5 (12.82%) HTTP
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (10.26%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security
5 3 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (5.13%) Internet
6 2 (5.13%) BGP
6 2 (5.13%) LAN
6 2 (5.13%) WAN
6 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.13%) VPN
6 2 (5.13%) IPsec
6 2 (5.13%) VLAN
6 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (5.13%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.69%) EDMS
4 2 (5.13%) DB2
4 2 (5.13%) Spotfire
4 2 (5.13%) QlikView
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Splunk Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) OSS Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) ArcSight Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Firewall Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Back Office Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Linux
3 8 (20.51%) UNIX
4 4 (10.26%) AIX
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.13%) SUSE
6 2 (5.13%) HPUX
6 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Analytics
2 8 (20.51%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (17.95%) SIEM
4 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.82%) Information Security
5 5 (12.82%) API Integration
6 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.69%) Use Case
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.13%) Workflow
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.21%) Python
3 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.38%) Perl
5 5 (12.82%) C#
6 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.69%) VBA
8 2 (5.13%) Java
8 2 (5.13%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CISSP
1 3 (7.69%) GIAC
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
2 2 (5.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.69%) ProxySG
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 2 (5.13%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (2.56%) NFS
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) WMI
2 4 (10.26%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (7.69%) SCCM
4 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (5.13%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle
3 10 (25.64%) Cisco
3 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 9 (23.08%) Splunk
5 8 (20.51%) ArcSight
6 6 (15.38%) Lumension
6 6 (15.38%) McAfee
6 6 (15.38%) Adobe
7 5 (12.82%) HP
7 5 (12.82%) Sophos
7 5 (12.82%) Omniture
8 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
9 3 (7.69%) Symantec
9 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
9 3 (7.69%) Citrix
9 3 (7.69%) IBM
9 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
9 3 (7.69%) AlgoSec