The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 28 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Mercator Software, Inc.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank 259 266 252
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Mercator 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.020% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.042% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £465 £388
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mercator
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4150 4718 4338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.29% 48.02% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2460 2695 2234
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 205 236
Median hourly rate £19.52 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Mercator as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mercator
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Mercator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mercator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mercator across the South East region.

Mercator Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Mercator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Surrey - 2 - -
Mercator
England

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mercator 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 South East region with a requirement for Mercator.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Tuxedo
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) TPMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) TPMS
1 1 (33.33%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) C Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Developer
1 1 (33.33%) IP Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Talend Developer
1 1 (33.33%) VB Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) VB Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) Talend