The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 398 406 385
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.013% 0.042%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 0.16% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £330 £463
% change year-on-year
-12.87% -28.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
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England

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

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
1794 1928 1862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.14% 8.55% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1212 1115
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 22
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £34.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +47.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.32 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-34.44% -9.20%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in London

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in London

ResourceLink
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ResourceLink Hourly Rate Trend in London

ResourceLink
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 ResourceLink within the London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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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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
City of London - 3 £275 -
Hackney - 1 - -
ResourceLink
England

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 14 (82.35%) Cognos
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) MS Access
4 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
8 3 (17.65%) LAN
8 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (17.65%) Back Office
8 3 (17.65%) Workflow
9 2 (11.76%) Samba
9 2 (11.76%) VMware
9 2 (11.76%) NFS
9 2 (11.76%) NAS
9 2 (11.76%) High Availability
9 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.76%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) SAN

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MS Access
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (17.65%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Applications Support
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Business Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Support Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Development Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.88%) HR Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Samba
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cognos
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Epicor
3 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat