The table below looks at the statistics for S-PLUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S-PLUS over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Insightful S-PLUS
Rank 420 424 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.022% -
As % of the Applications category 0.047% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
S-PLUS
England

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

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2119 2580 2704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.78% 11.57% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 1659 1734
Median daily rate £363 £371 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 170 183
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.00 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £34.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

S-PLUS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing S-PLUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

S-PLUS Jobs Demand Trend in London

S-PLUS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

S-PLUS Daily Rate Trend in London

S-PLUS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing S-PLUS within the London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bromley - 1 £450 -
S-PLUS
England

S-PLUS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing S-PLUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for S-PLUS.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification

S-PLUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Relationships Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Service Relationship Manager
2 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (66.67%) IT Relationships Manager
2 2 (66.67%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA