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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ICL
Rank 598 582 595
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing ICL 14 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.016% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Average daily rate
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£521 £350 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.92% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £330 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £528 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £521 £350 £455
% change year-on-year
+48.92% -23.07%
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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ICL within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ICL Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 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 +3 14 £521 -8.95% 6
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 19 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 16 (51.61%) COBOL
2 12 (38.71%) VME
3 10 (32.26%) Open Source
3 10 (32.26%) Middleware
3 10 (32.26%) Migration
4 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 9 (29.03%) Fujitsu
5 8 (25.81%) Programme Management
5 8 (25.81%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (22.58%) Unisys
6 7 (22.58%) SAP
6 7 (22.58%) Banking
6 7 (22.58%) Retail
6 7 (22.58%) Retail Banking
7 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 6 (19.35%) UNIX
8 5 (16.13%) HP
8 5 (16.13%) Internet
8 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
8 5 (16.13%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (16.13%) Online Banking
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) SMTP
9 4 (12.90%) X.400
9 4 (12.90%) X.500

ICL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) SMTP
2 4 (12.90%) X.400
2 4 (12.90%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
2 7 (22.58%) Retail
2 7 (22.58%) Retail Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Designer
3 7 (22.58%) Solutions Designer
3 7 (22.58%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Applications Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) COBOL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Open Source
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Online Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) VME
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Programme Management
3 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.68%) System Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) COBOL
2 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Fujitsu
2 7 (22.58%) Unisys
2 7 (22.58%) SAP
3 5 (16.13%) HP
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
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