The table below looks at the statistics for HiPortfolio skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HiPortfolio over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DST Global Solutions HiPortfolio
Rank 591 555 565
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +10
Contract jobs citing HiPortfolio 9 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.050% 0.012%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.18% 0.55% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £504 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £598 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4900 4692 5019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.49% 9.06% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 2542 2456
Average daily rate £438 £440 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 67 106
Average hourly rate £22.00 £33.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.32% -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £15.51 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.30 £57.10 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -2.77%

HiPortfolio
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HiPortfolio within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

HiPortfolio Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HiPortfolio
Daily Rate Trend

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

HiPortfolio Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HiPortfolio
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HiPortfolio within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

HiPortfolio Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HiPortfolio
Hourly Rate Trend

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

HiPortfolio Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HiPortfolio
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HiPortfolio within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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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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
London -7 9 £500 -13.04%
England -67 9 £500 -13.04%
City of London +29 8 £500 -9.09%

HiPortfolio
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HiPortfolio 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 HiPortfolio.

1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) SWIFT
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) MultiFonds
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (9.09%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Charles River
5 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds

HiPortfolio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HiPortfolio 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 HiPortfolio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MultiFonds
2 1 (9.09%) Eagle PACE
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Director
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) SWIFT
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Charles River