The table below looks at the statistics for Series 60 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 Series 60 over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Series 60 (S60)
Rank 585 557 572
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing Series 60 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.007% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £375
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
14258 13964 14703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.38% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9377 9158 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 246 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Series 60
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Series 60 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Series 60 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Series 60
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Series 60 across the England region.

Series 60 Daily Rate Trend in England

Series 60
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Series 60 across the England region.

Series 60 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Series 60
Top 13 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Series 60 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 Series 60.

1 3 (100.00%) NHS
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) CIPD
3 1 (33.33%) CCAB
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Governance

Series 60
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Series 60 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 Series 60. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CCAB
3 1 (33.33%) CIPD