The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ICL 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 ICL over the 3 months to 1 September 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 International Computers Ltd.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ICL
Rank 592 577 581
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing ICL 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.011% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.024% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£535 £338 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.51% -21.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £328 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £348 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £535 £338 £430
% change year-on-year
+58.51% -21.51%
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
26125 25038 26975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.21% 46.89% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14683 13889 13716
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 1123 1119 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

ICL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ICL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ICL
Daily Rate Trend

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

ICL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ICL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ICL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ICL
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICL within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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 -8 10 £535 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £550 -
North East - 3 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £550 -

ICL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ICL 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 ICL.

1 14 (46.67%) COBOL
2 11 (36.67%) Migration
2 11 (36.67%) VME
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) Middleware
3 10 (33.33%) Open Source
4 9 (30.00%) Fujitsu
5 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) Programme Management
5 8 (26.67%) UNIX
6 7 (23.33%) SAP
6 7 (23.33%) Unisys
6 7 (23.33%) Banking
6 7 (23.33%) Retail
6 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
7 6 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (20.00%) Online Banking
7 6 (20.00%) Replication
7 6 (20.00%) Internet
7 6 (20.00%) X.400
7 6 (20.00%) X.500
7 6 (20.00%) SMTP
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.67%) HP
8 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003

ICL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ICL 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 ICL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SMTP
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
1 6 (20.00%) X.400
1 6 (20.00%) X.500
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Ingres
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Solutions Designer
2 7 (23.33%) Applications Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) OpenROAD Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Ajax
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Open Source
2 6 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Replication
2 6 (20.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) VME
2 8 (26.67%) UNIX
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Programme Management
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) System Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) COBOL
2 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Fujitsu
2 7 (23.33%) SAP
2 7 (23.33%) Unisys
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
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