The first table below looks at the demand for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Leicestershire 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 38 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing TickIT 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.26% 2.69% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.05% 28.57% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £215 £275
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
42 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.86% 9.42% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 8
Average daily rate £314 £300 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% +45.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £12.75 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
TickIT
East Midlands

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TickIT across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

TickIT
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

TickIT
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing TickIT 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 TickIT.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
1 11 (91.67%) MS Office
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
1 11 (91.67%) ISO 9001
1 11 (91.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) OLAP
4 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (41.67%) HTTP
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
4 5 (41.67%) Star Schema
5 4 (33.33%) Migration

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing TickIT 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 TickIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Office
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
1 11 (91.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) Open Workbench
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
1 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle OLAP
1 5 (41.67%) OLAP
1 5 (41.67%) Star Schema
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) UAT Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (41.67%) UAT Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) OBIEE Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) eTOM
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) RUP
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Process
4 1 (8.33%) CMMI
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft