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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 229 239 246
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.011% 0.030%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.80% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£233 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-37.64% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
612 641 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.57% 7.30% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 290 357
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £242 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £430
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 14
Average hourly rate £44.50 £17.75 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.70% -38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.24 £15.15 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £30.50 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ResourceLink within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
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England

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Ingres
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) System Testing
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Gate
3 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Northgate
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Software AG
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Ingres
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Manager
2 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Payroll Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) XHTML
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) System Testing
2 1 (6.67%) SOA
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) COBOL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) Software AG
2 1 (6.67%) webMethods
2 1 (6.67%) Northgate
2 1 (6.67%) Red Gate
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft