The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of PolarLake products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PolarLake over the 3 months to 18 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 Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within PolarLake Limited.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PolarLake
Rank 409 387 420
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +33
Contract jobs citing PolarLake 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.020% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £425 - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
PolarLake
England

PolarLake
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PolarLake Jobs Demand Trend in London

PolarLake
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PolarLake Daily Rate Trend in London

PolarLake
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PolarLake across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PolarLake Daily Rate Histogram in London

PolarLake
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 PolarLake within the London region over the 3 months to 18 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 1 £950 -
PolarLake
England

PolarLake
Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PolarLake 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 PolarLake.

1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
1 2 (66.67%) Markit EDM
2 1 (33.33%) Triple Point
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

PolarLake
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing PolarLake 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 PolarLake. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Markit EDM
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Triple Point
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg