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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ICL over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL
Rank 625 624 609
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing ICL 17 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.016% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.036% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 11
Median daily rate £335 £296 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.08% -18.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £249 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £566 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
23809 24915 24208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 44.47% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14671 14618 13667
Median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 812 1122 1033
Median hourly rate £20.32 £18.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% +7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

ICL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ICL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICL within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 17 £335 +13.08%
Lancashire +7 10 £335 -16.25%
North West -1 10 £335 -16.25%
South West +6 4 - -
Blackpool - 4 £370 -
Lytham St Annes - 4 £331 -
North East -55 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -59 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -65 2 - -
South East - 1 - -

ICL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ICL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ICL.

1 21 (80.77%) VME
2 17 (65.38%) COBOL
3 16 (61.54%) Tuxedo
3 16 (61.54%) Middleware
4 12 (46.15%) C
5 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
5 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
5 11 (42.31%) Eclipse
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Subversion
5 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (30.77%) Unix
7 7 (26.92%) Micro Focus
8 6 (23.08%) AIX
8 6 (23.08%) TPMS
8 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (19.23%) Java
9 5 (19.23%) Mainframe
9 5 (19.23%) Unisys
9 5 (19.23%) Fujitsu
10 4 (15.38%) IBM
10 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
11 3 (11.54%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
11 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (11.54%) Degree
12 2 (7.69%) Banking

ICL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (61.54%) Tuxedo
2 6 (23.08%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Eclipse
1 11 (42.31%) Subversion
1 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Middleware Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Mainframe Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Leader
4 4 (15.38%) C Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.54%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) IBM Mainframe Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) COBOL Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Mainframe
2 3 (11.54%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) VME
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Unix
4 6 (23.08%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
2 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
2 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) COBOL
2 12 (46.15%) C
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) Micro Focus
3 5 (19.23%) Fujitsu
3 5 (19.23%) Unisys
4 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle