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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 372 412 387
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -25
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 31 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.021% 0.005%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.53% 0.23% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - -
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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
2029 2163 1892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.92% 9.09% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1294 1104
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.56 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.20% -33.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.56 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.00 £84.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ResourceLink across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ResourceLink Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
City of London - 6 £406 -
ResourceLink
England

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (31.11%) Cognos
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 9 (20.00%) LAN
3 9 (20.00%) WAN
3 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.00%) DNS
4 8 (17.78%) Windows
4 8 (17.78%) Migration
5 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 7 (15.56%) HTTP
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.11%) Northgate
7 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 5 (11.11%) Agresso
7 5 (11.11%) Retail
7 5 (11.11%) ODBC
7 5 (11.11%) Linux
8 4 (8.89%) ITIL
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
8 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
8 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.89%) Workflow
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.67%) CentOS
9 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.67%) NorthgateArinso
9 3 (6.67%) Back Office

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (6.67%) IIS
1 3 (6.67%) Apache
1 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Agresso
2 2 (4.44%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.22%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (2.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
1 9 (20.00%) LAN
1 9 (20.00%) WAN
2 7 (15.56%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 2 (4.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MS Access
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Systems Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Change Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Payroll Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Development Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Master Data Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Report Developer
8 1 (2.22%) HR Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Implementation Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Cognos Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.44%) User Experience
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Migration
2 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
3 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.89%) Project Management
3 4 (8.89%) Workflow
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 2 (4.44%) High Availability
4 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.44%) Line Management
5 1 (2.22%) Change Control
5 1 (2.22%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.22%) Data Mapping
5 1 (2.22%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.22%) ERP
5 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) NFS
1 2 (4.44%) Samba
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Cognos
2 5 (11.11%) Northgate
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) NorthgateArinso
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Epicor
5 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) CODA
6 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.22%) Ceridian
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