The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mandarin Language 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 terms in our General category for the London 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
Mandarin Language
Rank 409 378 422
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +44
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the General category 0.061% 0.009% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £218 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11404 11230 14889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.07% 51.09% 53.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8017 7992 10082
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 126 242
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £21.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Mandarin Language
England

Mandarin Language
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin Language across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 Mandarin Language within the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £218 - 2
Mandarin Language
England

Mandarin Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Mandarin Language 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 Mandarin Language.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) MCSE
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) Advertising
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) Marketing
4 5 (55.56%) French Language
4 5 (55.56%) Spanish Language
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Economics
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Lotus

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
General
1 5 (55.56%) Advertising
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
1 5 (55.56%) French Language
1 5 (55.56%) Spanish Language
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Economics
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix