The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 249 234 238
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing TickIT 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.036% 0.094%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.49% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £525 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £215 £275
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
714 610 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.37% 7.29% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 315 335
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 69
Average hourly rate £24.00 £12.95 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.32% -12.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.91 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
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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

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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

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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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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England

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) ODBC
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) CMMI
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Replication
1 5 (100.00%) eTOM
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Validation

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) CMMI
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) eTOM
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) Cognos
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica