The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT 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 TickIT over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank 274 244 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.022% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+62.22% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+98.86% -16.98%
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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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
865 780 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.59% 8.54% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 435 294
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 38 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.90% -20.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.95 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.30 £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TickIT
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TickIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

TickIT
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 TickIT within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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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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
Berkshire - 2 - - 3
TickIT
England

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) OOD
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) NetBeans
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Wiki
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) VB6
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XHTML
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) OOD
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) COBOL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
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