The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of GL TRADE products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GL TRADE over the 3 months to 30 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within GL TRADE SA.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GL TRADE
Rank 600 567 567
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Contract jobs citing GL TRADE 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.013% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26075 23900 25528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 46.25% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15314 13568 13213
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1246 1152 1307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

GL TRADE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GL TRADE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

GL TRADE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GL TRADE
Daily Rate Trend

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

GL TRADE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GL TRADE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GL TRADE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GL TRADE
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GL TRADE within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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
London -2 1 £500 -
England -34 1 £500 -

GL TRADE
Top 5 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GL TRADE 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 GL TRADE.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

GL TRADE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GL TRADE 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 GL TRADE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) FIX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux