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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Data VisionPLUS
Rank 46 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing VisionPLUS 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.22% 0.65% 0.61%
As % of the Business Applications category 18.18% 16.67% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £458 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +40.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VisionPLUS
East of England

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
33 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.72% 3.90% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 13
Average daily rate £406 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £287 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £440 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

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
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 VisionPLUS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Basildon 0 2 £375 +1.69% 1
Thurrock - - - -
VisionPLUS
East of England

VisionPLUS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) BASE24
2 4 (36.36%) ATM
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 4 (36.36%) Tandem
2 4 (36.36%) Data Conversion
3 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management

VisionPLUS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (36.36%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) ATM
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Defect Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) VisionPlus Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
1 4 (36.36%) Tandem
1 4 (36.36%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP