The table below looks at the statistics for Competitive Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Competitive Intelligence over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Competitive Intelligence
Rank 412 432 397
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.004% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.005% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
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£375 - £790
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £625
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £827
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18814 19611 18641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.44% 77.66% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13635 13715 12720
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 233 330
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Competitive Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Competitive Intelligence across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Competitive Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in London

Competitive Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Competitive Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in London

Competitive Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Competitive Intelligence 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 Competitive Intelligence.

1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

Competitive Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Competitive Intelligence 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 Competitive Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) UDDI
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle