The table below looks at the statistics for VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Data VisionPLUS
Rank 568 549 528
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -21
Contract jobs citing VisionPLUS 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.26% 0.048% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
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£500 - £418
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 - £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £418
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 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
4297 4141 4049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.67% 8.84% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2595 2269 2080
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 63 76
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.65 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

VisionPLUS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VisionPLUS Jobs Demand Trend in England

VisionPLUS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VisionPLUS Daily Rate Trend in England

VisionPLUS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VisionPLUS Hourly Rate Trend in England

VisionPLUS
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 VisionPLUS within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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 - 5 £500 -
East Midlands - 4 £520 -
East of England - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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VisionPLUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS.

1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) ATM
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) TSYS
4 6 (26.09%) Business Transformation
5 5 (21.74%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (21.74%) Predictive Modelling
5 5 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
5 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
5 5 (21.74%) Credit Risk
5 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) BASE24
5 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Retail
5 5 (21.74%) UML
5 5 (21.74%) IBM
5 5 (21.74%) RequisitePro
6 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
6 4 (17.39%) Tandem
6 4 (17.39%) Data Conversion
7 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
7 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development

VisionPLUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) BASE24
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) ATM
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) RequisitePro
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Spanish Language
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Business Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Data Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) VisionPlus Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Credit Risk
2 4 (17.39%) Data Conversion
2 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 4 (17.39%) Tandem
3 1 (4.35%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
1 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
1 6 (26.09%) Business Transformation
2 5 (21.74%) Business Process Improvement
2 5 (21.74%) Predictive Modelling
2 5 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) UML
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
3 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
3 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) SysML
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) TSYS
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) SAP