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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICL
Rank 580 573 557
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing ICL 13 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.046% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.051% 0.10% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £306 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.12%
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
25415 25693 22778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.47% 45.58% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14468 14335 12108
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1087 1211
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 £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 15 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 17 April 2015. 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 -18 12 £430 -4.44%
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 5 £343 -5.51%
North East +4 5 £343 -6.99%
Tyne and Wear +4 5 £343 -6.99%
Livingston - 1 £250 -
North West - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £250 -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £250 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

ICL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (52.63%) Finance
1 10 (52.63%) VME
2 6 (31.58%) Internet
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) Unisys
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
2 6 (31.58%) Retail Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Online Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Fujitsu
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Replication
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) SMTP
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Middleware
5 3 (15.79%) COBOL

ICL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) X.400
2 3 (15.79%) X.500
2 3 (15.79%) SMTP
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 6 (31.58%) Retail Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Solutions Designer
2 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
1 6 (31.58%) Online Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) VME
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP
1 6 (31.58%) Unisys
2 4 (21.05%) Fujitsu
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) HP