The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Thunderhead products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thunderhead over the 3 months to 18 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Thunderhead Limited.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thunderhead
Rank 420 408 406
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 9 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.069% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.15% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £515 £541
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £550 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £525 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Thunderhead
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11228 11427 11756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 46.18% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7256 7428 7139
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 254 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Thunderhead
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Thunderhead Jobs Demand Trend in London

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Thunderhead Daily Rate Trend in London

Thunderhead
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thunderhead across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Thunderhead Daily Rate Histogram in London

Thunderhead
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 Thunderhead within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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 +21 2 £513 -2.38%
Bromley - - - -
Thunderhead
England

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead.

1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Management
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Derivative
5 2 (11.76%) Wiki
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) EMIR
5 2 (11.76%) GoldenSource
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Back Office
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Equities
5 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) XSL
5 2 (11.76%) VBA
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Misys
6 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
6 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Thunderhead 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 Thunderhead. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSL
3 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
3 1 (5.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Derivative
2 2 (11.76%) Wiki
2 2 (11.76%) Equities
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Management
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Fund Management
5 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) People Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Misys
1 2 (11.76%) GoldenSource
2 1 (5.88%) Guidewire
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle