The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mandarin Language
Rank 427 419 413
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.018% 0.035%
As % of the General category 0.031% 0.039% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £225 £300 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mandarin Language
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9675 10276 10314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.86% 46.10% 45.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7211 7311 7364
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 135
Median hourly rate £22.38 £22.18 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% +23.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £52.17 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Mandarin Language
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Mandarin Language as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Mandarin Language Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mandarin Language
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mandarin Language Daily Rate Trend in London

Mandarin Language
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Mandarin Language Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mandarin Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Mandarin Language.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) German Language
2 2 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 2 (33.33%) Japanese Language
2 2 (33.33%) Malay Language
2 2 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (33.33%) Russian Language
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 2 (33.33%) Multicast
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) BGP
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Multicast
1 2 (33.33%) OSPF
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) German Language
2 2 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 2 (33.33%) Japanese Language
2 2 (33.33%) Malay Language
2 2 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (33.33%) Russian Language
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Process Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) Lotus
1 1 (16.67%) Polycom
1 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
1 1 (16.67%) VMware