The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 555 556 497
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -59
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 17 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.015% 0.043%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.43% 0.18% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £357 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £457 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.83 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £11.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3962 3973 3626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.15% 8.40% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2361 2257 1929
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 63
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -43.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.62 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in England

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in England

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ResourceLink across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

ResourceLink Daily Rate Histogram in England

ResourceLink
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ResourceLink Hourly Rate Trend in England

ResourceLink
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 ResourceLink within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 7 £425 +21.42% 2
South West - 6 £300 -
East of England +6 1 £288 -25.32% 1
South East -30 1 £350 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 20 (30.30%) Cognos
2 17 (25.76%) Finance
3 15 (22.73%) Migration
4 14 (21.21%) SQL
5 13 (19.70%) Northgate
6 11 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (16.67%) Windows
7 9 (13.64%) MS Access
7 9 (13.64%) LAN
7 9 (13.64%) WAN
7 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 9 (13.64%) DNS
7 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
8 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (10.61%) Business Objects
9 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.61%) HTTP
10 6 (9.09%) Data Mining
10 6 (9.09%) SAP
10 6 (9.09%) ITIL
10 6 (9.09%) Back Office
10 6 (9.09%) Workflow
11 5 (7.58%) CIPD
11 5 (7.58%) ODBC
11 5 (7.58%) Linux
11 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.06%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
2 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) SAS
3 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Agresso
1 5 (7.58%) SAP HR
2 2 (3.03%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (1.52%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 9 (13.64%) DNS
1 9 (13.64%) LAN
1 9 (13.64%) WAN
2 7 (10.61%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) SSL
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
3 2 (3.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) MS Access
3 6 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.06%) Cognos Impromptu
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) Ingres
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.52%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Back Office
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Payroll Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Systems Manager
7 3 (4.55%) ETL Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Business Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) HR Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) ODBC
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) XHTML
3 1 (1.52%) jQuery
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (4.55%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) CentOS
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.03%) UNIX
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Migration
2 11 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.09%) ITIL
4 6 (9.09%) Workflow
5 5 (7.58%) Project Management
5 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.06%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.55%) ETL
7 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (3.03%) High Availability
8 2 (3.03%) ERP
8 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.52%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) VBA
3 1 (1.52%) VB6
3 1 (1.52%) VB
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) C#
3 1 (1.52%) COBOL
3 1 (1.52%) Java
3 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) CIPD
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) NFS
1 2 (3.03%) Samba
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Cognos
2 13 (19.70%) Northgate
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Business Objects
4 6 (9.09%) SAP
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.03%) Epicor
6 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (3.03%) NorthgateArinso
6 2 (3.03%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.03%) VMware
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle
7 1 (1.52%) CODA
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