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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 395 402 376
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.38% 0.100% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £350 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £11.00
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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
1830 2010 1787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.56% 8.97% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 1264 1057
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.32 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.21% -17.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £14.80 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.40 £60.00 £28.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (52.63%) Cognos
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) Finance
4 9 (23.68%) LAN
4 9 (23.68%) WAN
4 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
4 9 (23.68%) DNS
4 9 (23.68%) MS Access
5 8 (21.05%) Windows
6 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
6 7 (18.42%) HTTP
7 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.79%) Data Mining
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (15.79%) Migration
7 6 (15.79%) Workflow
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (13.16%) Back Office
8 5 (13.16%) ODBC
8 5 (13.16%) Linux
8 5 (13.16%) Agresso
9 4 (10.53%) Cognos Impromptu
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (10.53%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.53%) Data Protection

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (7.89%) IIS
1 3 (7.89%) Apache
1 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Agresso
2 2 (5.26%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (2.63%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (2.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
1 9 (23.68%) LAN
1 9 (23.68%) WAN
2 7 (18.42%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) SSL
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MS Access
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Data Mining
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Change Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Development Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Master Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Cognos Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) CentOS
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL
1 6 (15.79%) Workflow
1 6 (15.79%) Migration
1 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.53%) Project Management
2 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.26%) High Availability
3 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.63%) ERP
4 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.63%) Change Control
4 1 (2.63%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) NFS
1 2 (5.26%) Samba
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Cognos
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) Northgate
4 2 (5.26%) NorthgateArinso
4 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Epicor
5 1 (2.63%) CODA
5 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
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