The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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 Mantas, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mantas
Rank 578 - 553
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mantas 17 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% - 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£575 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
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 £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mantas within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Mantas Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mantas
Top 5 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 19 December 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 - 17 £575 -
England - 17 £575 -
Bournemouth - - - -
Dorset - - - -
South West - - - -

Mantas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (88.89%) Banking
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) Actimize
4 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
6 8 (44.44%) Investment Banking
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle
7 7 (38.89%) Analytics
8 6 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) Project Management
8 6 (33.33%) Norkom
9 4 (22.22%) Derivative
9 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) Equities
9 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
10 3 (16.67%) Cognos
10 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (16.67%) C
10 3 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (16.67%) Data Management
10 3 (16.67%) QA
10 3 (16.67%) Spotfire
10 3 (16.67%) QlikView
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (16.67%) SWIFT
10 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation

Mantas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
2 3 (16.67%) Spotfire
2 3 (16.67%) QlikView
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 16 (88.89%) Banking
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Front Office
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Derivative
2 4 (22.22%) Equities
3 3 (16.67%) SWIFT
4 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Analytics
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (11.11%) People Management
7 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CAPM
2 1 (5.56%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Actimize
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Norkom
4 3 (16.67%) Cognos