The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 275 270 250
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.010% 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.19% 0.15% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £180 £345 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +38.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.83 -
ResourceLink
England

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

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
673 650 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.97% 6.53% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 396 408
Median daily rate £440 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 9
Median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% -65.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £29.42 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.15% -21.54%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ResourceLink across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

ResourceLink Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ResourceLink
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ResourceLink Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ResourceLink
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 ResourceLink within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 0 5 £135 -60.86%
Kent - 3 £350 -
ResourceLink
England

ResourceLink
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) JasperReports
4 1 (10.00%) Northgate
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office

ResourceLink
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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) JasperReports
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (10.00%) Northgate