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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICL
Rank 616 590 587
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Contract jobs citing ICL 4 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.018% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.039% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £535 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +58.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £500 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £564 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £535 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +58.51%
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
25274 25757 24734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.97% 45.73% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14919 14340 13671
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £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 1082 1101 1113
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.44 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.68% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 27 August 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 6 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 27 August 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 -33 4 £413 -22.89% 1
Wiltshire 0 2 £563 +12.50%
Swindon -6 2 £563 +12.50%
South West -6 2 £563 +12.50%
London - 2 £254 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £245 -

ICL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (52.94%) VME
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) Retail Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Online Banking
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Unisys
2 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 5 (29.41%) Target Operating Model
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) COBOL
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (11.76%) NHS
5 2 (11.76%) NFS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2

ICL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) X.400
3 1 (5.88%) X.500
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
1 5 (29.41%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Solutions Designer
1 5 (29.41%) Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Development Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Functional Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Online Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (11.76%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) VME
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
1 5 (29.41%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Samba
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
1 5 (29.41%) Unisys
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Fujitsu
3 2 (11.76%) Isilon
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Sophos
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft