The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mandarin Language in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mandarin Language over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mandarin Language
Rank 576 555 581
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Contract jobs citing Mandarin Language 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the General category 0.055% 0.005% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £218 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21937 20422 27546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.94% 42.73% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13601 12273 16311
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 649 826
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%

Mandarin Language
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin Language within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Mandarin Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mandarin Language
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mandarin Language within the UK.

Mandarin Language Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mandarin Language
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mandarin Language within the UK.

Mandarin Language Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mandarin Language
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mandarin Language within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -24 12 £218 - 3
London -28 7 £218 - 3
Berkshire - 5 - -
South East - 5 - -
Reading - 4 - -
City of London - 2 £218 -
East Midlands - - - -
Channel Islands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hook - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -

Mandarin Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mandarin Language 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 Mandarin Language.

1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) MS Office
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) SAP
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) French Language
7 6 (33.33%) Spanish Language
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (27.78%) MCSE
8 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
8 5 (27.78%) Data Entry
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (27.78%) Cyber Security
8 5 (27.78%) Advertising
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
8 5 (27.78%) Workflow
8 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) Marketing
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) HND
8 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 5 (27.78%) DHCP
8 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP

Mandarin Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mandarin Language 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 Mandarin Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) MS Office
3 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) French Language
1 6 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 5 (27.78%) Advertising
2 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Greek Language
3 2 (11.11%) Russian Language
3 2 (11.11%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (5.56%) Romanian Language
4 1 (5.56%) German Language
4 1 (5.56%) Serbian Language
4 1 (5.56%) Slovak Language
4 1 (5.56%) Turkish Language
4 1 (5.56%) Hungarian Language
4 1 (5.56%) Italian Language
4 1 (5.56%) Japanese Language
4 1 (5.56%) Latvian Language
4 1 (5.56%) Lithuanian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Project Coordinator
1 5 (27.78%) Coordinator
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Graduate
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Trainer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.56%) Economics
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Workflow
1 5 (27.78%) Data Entry
1 5 (27.78%) Cyber Security
2 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) HND
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) SAP
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) VMware