The table below looks at the statistics for VisionPLUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VisionPLUS over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Data VisionPLUS
Rank 62 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VisionPLUS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% - 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.44% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £476 £418
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +13.89%
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 Essex region.

Business Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
41 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.01% 3.48% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 3
Average daily rate £425 £463 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +17.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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 Essex

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

VisionPLUS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VisionPLUS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

VisionPLUS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VisionPLUS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) BASE24
2 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) Tandem
2 4 (57.14%) Data Conversion
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) SAP

VisionPLUS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) BASE24
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) ATM
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) VisionPlus Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
1 4 (57.14%) Tandem
1 4 (57.14%) Data Conversion
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Management
1 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) SAP