The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 62 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 0.21% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£160 £375 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% +82.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £265 £209
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +26.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -14.28%
Junior
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
620 436 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.48% 90.64% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 222 205
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 66
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.72 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Junior
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 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
Brentwood - 1 £160 - 1
Junior
East of England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Junior in their job title 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 with Junior in their job title.

1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Junior in their job title 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 with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds