The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hertfordshire region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VocaLink Limited.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VocaLink
Rank 59 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VocaLink 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% - 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% - 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£473 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 - £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 327 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.22% 53.87% 46.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 171 167
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 33
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £41.00 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VocaLink across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VocaLink
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VocaLink Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VocaLink
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VocaLink within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Rickmansworth - 2 £473 -
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East of England

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VocaLink 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 VocaLink.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VocaLink 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 VocaLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata