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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL
Rank 642 650 624
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs citing ICL 13 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.007% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.054% 0.016% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Median daily rate £333 £413 £521
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.33% -20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £254 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £563 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £563 £521
% change year-on-year
-40.84% +7.91%
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
24044 24752 26246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.80% 43.26% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14682 14636 14796
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1181
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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
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 26 September 2016.

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 8 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 26 September 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 +21 12 £333 -40.84%
West Midlands - 8 £316 -
Shropshire - 7 £316 -
Telford - 7 £316 -
North West - 4 £420 -
Lancashire - 3 £385 -
Blackpool - 2 £385 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -

ICL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 23 (76.67%) COBOL
1 23 (76.67%) VME
2 13 (43.33%) Middleware
2 13 (43.33%) Tuxedo
3 10 (33.33%) C
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Unix
4 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle
5 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (26.67%) Mainframe
6 7 (23.33%) Subversion
6 7 (23.33%) Process Improvement
6 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
6 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
6 7 (23.33%) Java
6 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
7 5 (16.67%) Unisys
7 5 (16.67%) AIX
7 5 (16.67%) IDMS
7 5 (16.67%) Fujitsu
7 5 (16.67%) Micro Focus
7 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (13.33%) IBM
9 3 (10.00%) TPMS
9 3 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (6.67%) Pega

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 13 (43.33%) Tuxedo
2 3 (10.00%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
1 7 (23.33%) Subversion
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) COBOL Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Mainframe Developer
3 5 (16.67%) C Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) COBOL Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) Mainframe Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) VME
2 9 (30.00%) Unix
3 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (23.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (6.67%) OO
3 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) RUP
3 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) COBOL
2 10 (33.33%) C
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
5 7 (23.33%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) Fujitsu
3 5 (16.67%) Micro Focus
3 5 (16.67%) Unisys
4 4 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Informatica
5 2 (6.67%) Pega
5 2 (6.67%) webMethods
6 1 (3.33%) HP