The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tandem
Rank 50 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.83% 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.94% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Tandem
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
136 119 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.27% 26.33% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 48 53
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -41.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Tandem across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Tandem
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Tandem Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Tandem
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Tandem 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 Tandem.

1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) ATM
1 5 (100.00%) Data Conversion
2 4 (80.00%) BASE24
2 4 (80.00%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Tandem 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 Tandem. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) BASE24
1 4 (80.00%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) ATM
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management