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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thunderhead
Rank 413 404 411
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Thunderhead 13 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.063% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.14% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +13.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £575 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £410 £585
% change year-on-year
+37.19% -29.91%
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
11051 11496 11260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.82% 45.37% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7406 7585 6983
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 230 302
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.73 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +11 3 £550 -
Bromley - 2 £613 -
Thunderhead
England

Thunderhead
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Document Management
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Management
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Misys
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Back Office
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) GoldenSource
5 2 (11.76%) Wiki
5 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (5.88%) Guidewire
6 1 (5.88%) EMIR
6 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.88%) People Management

Thunderhead
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Wiki
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Document Management
1 4 (23.53%) Investment Management
1 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Misys
1 2 (11.76%) GoldenSource
2 1 (5.88%) Guidewire