The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT 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 TickIT over the 3 months to 23 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £203
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +48.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-16.98% -41.11%
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England

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1924 2095 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.85% 8.34% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1449 1493
Average daily rate £438 £475 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 49
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £67.00 £50.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TickIT across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT 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 TickIT across the London region.

TickIT 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 TickIT across the London region.

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in London

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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 TickIT within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
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England

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing TickIT 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 TickIT.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing TickIT 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 TickIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) FreeRADIUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) F5