The first table below looks at the demand for Balanced Scorecard skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Balanced Scorecard over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Processes & Methodologies category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Balanced Scorecard
Rank 554 - 587
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Balanced Scorecard 18 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% - 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
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£523 - £588
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 - £878
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 - £588
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39338 37094 40713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.94% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24409 22472 23326
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1062 1420
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -

Balanced Scorecard
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Balanced Scorecard within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Balanced Scorecard Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Balanced Scorecard
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Balanced Scorecard within the UK.

Balanced Scorecard Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Balanced Scorecard
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Balanced Scorecard within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Balanced Scorecard Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Balanced Scorecard
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Balanced Scorecard within the UK.

Balanced Scorecard Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Balanced Scorecard
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Balanced Scorecard within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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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
England - 17 £499 - 7
London - 10 £523 - 5
City of London - 2 £463 - 1
South East - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Balanced Scorecard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Balanced Scorecard 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 Balanced Scorecard.

1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Data Management
3 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
4 5 (17.24%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (13.79%) SAP
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.34%) Benchmarking
6 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.34%) Product Management
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 3 (10.34%) Dependency Management
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.90%) OLAP
7 2 (6.90%) XML

Balanced Scorecard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Balanced Scorecard 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 Balanced Scorecard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.90%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) OLAP
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Project Accountant
4 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (3.45%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Process Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) VBA Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Excel Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Chief Information Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Training Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.90%) iPad
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) UNIX
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Data Management
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
4 3 (10.34%) Product Management
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.34%) Benchmarking
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
4 3 (10.34%) Dependency Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Process Management
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Endeca
3 2 (6.90%) CA
3 2 (6.90%) Apple
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day excellent rate + flights & accomodation
Posted: 4 days ago
London
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: tbc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Rate: Contract Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 545 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 - £545 per day
Posted: 6 days ago