The table below looks at the statistics for DNA 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 DNA over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 406 414 410
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing DNA 8 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.036% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.046% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
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£450 £423 £467
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

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 19549 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.64% 77.50% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13400 13696 13116
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 227 357
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

DNA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DNA Jobs Demand Trend in London

DNA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DNA Daily Rate Trend in London

DNA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DNA Hourly Rate Trend in London

DNA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNA within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Hayes - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
DNA
England

DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DNA 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 DNA.

1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) VBScript
3 7 (46.67%) Business Objects
3 7 (46.67%) SAP
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
3 7 (46.67%) AppDNA
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Front Office
5 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Tradeweb
6 3 (20.00%) Reuters
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
7 2 (13.33%) Linux

DNA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DNA 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 DNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VLAN
1 1 (6.67%) Junos
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) DWDM
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) BGP
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) IPv6
1 1 (6.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) KDB
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
1 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) VBScript
2 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Business Objects
1 7 (46.67%) SAP
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Tradeweb
2 3 (20.00%) Reuters
3 2 (13.33%) Sybase
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) LexisNexis