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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 568 534 505
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -29
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 11 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.040% 0.045%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.29% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Average daily rate
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£294 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £229 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £388 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £330 £463
% change year-on-year
-10.98% -28.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.63 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
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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
3807 4113 3789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.74% 8.57% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2262 2369 2038
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £52.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

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

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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 22 May 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 -8 4 - - 1
North West -26 3 - -
East of England +7 2 £288 -25.32%
South East -16 1 £345 +38.00% 1
South West - 1 £300 -
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ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (34.00%) Cognos
2 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (22.00%) Migration
5 11 (22.00%) Data Migration
6 9 (18.00%) MS Access
6 9 (18.00%) SAP
7 8 (16.00%) Windows
7 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (16.00%) Northgate
8 7 (14.00%) Finance
8 7 (14.00%) ITIL
8 7 (14.00%) Business Objects
9 6 (12.00%) Data Mining
9 6 (12.00%) Workflow
9 6 (12.00%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.00%) Back Office
10 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (10.00%) CIPD
10 5 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (10.00%) SAP HR
10 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (10.00%) IIS
11 4 (8.00%) VBA
11 4 (8.00%) Linux
11 4 (8.00%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) SAP HR
2 3 (6.00%) Agresso
3 2 (4.00%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.00%) Boomi
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) LAN
1 4 (8.00%) WAN
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) MS Access
3 6 (12.00%) Data Mining
4 5 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.00%) Cognos Impromptu
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.00%) MySQL
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Local Government
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Payroll Manager
6 3 (6.00%) ETL Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Business Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Server Support
7 2 (4.00%) Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) HR Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Development Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (6.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Migration
1 11 (22.00%) Data Migration
2 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.00%) ITIL
4 6 (12.00%) Workflow
5 4 (8.00%) ETL
5 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 2 (4.00%) ERP
7 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.00%) High Availability
7 2 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) VBA
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) Python
3 2 (4.00%) Perl
3 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) CIPD
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) NFS
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Cognos
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.00%) SAP
4 8 (16.00%) Northgate
5 7 (14.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (6.00%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle
7 2 (4.00%) Dell
7 2 (4.00%) Software AG
7 2 (4.00%) Epicor
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
7 2 (4.00%) webMethods
7 2 (4.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.00%) Talend
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