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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 396 423 405
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 18 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.032% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.78% 0.36% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-34.11% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2297 2210 2533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.44% 8.83% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1389 1466
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 15
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.00 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.29% -58.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £14.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.93 £65.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +22 5 £343 -2.14%
ResourceLink
England

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (33.33%) Northgate
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Cognos
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
3 4 (19.05%) Time Management
3 4 (19.05%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (19.05%) i-GRasp
3 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Taleo
5 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.76%) Finance
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
6 1 (4.76%) Ceridian
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
6 1 (4.76%) Intranet
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) MS Office

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
1 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Payroll Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
1 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
2 4 (19.05%) Time Management
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) IT Governance
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Northgate
2 5 (23.81%) Cognos
3 4 (19.05%) i-GRasp
4 1 (4.76%) Ceridian
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) NorthgateArinso
4 1 (4.76%) Civica