The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Mantas 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 Mantas over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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 Mantas, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mantas
Rank 587 571 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Mantas 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25070 24077 26885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 47.08% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13892 13098 13619
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1074 1184 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Mantas
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mantas Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mantas
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mantas Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mantas
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mantas within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
London +7 3 £575 -
England -3 3 £575 -
City of London +28 1 £575 -

Mantas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mantas 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 Mantas.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Norkom
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Actimize
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (20.00%) Informatica
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Spotfire
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) QlikView
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g

Mantas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mantas 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 Mantas. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) OLAP
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Norkom
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Actimize
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau