The table below looks at the statistics for WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank - 418 426
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.054% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
WhatsUp Gold
England

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

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
2355 1847 1737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.23% 8.11% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1289 1178
Average daily rate £488 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.35 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WhatsUp Gold Jobs Demand Trend in London

WhatsUp Gold
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WhatsUp Gold Daily Rate Trend in London

WhatsUp Gold
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WhatsUp Gold across the London region.

WhatsUp Gold Hourly Rate Trend in London