The table below looks at the statistics for MoSes skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MoSes over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Towers Watson MoSes
Rank 596 568 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing MoSes 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.023% 0.088% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£788 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £788 - -
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4429 4528 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 8.63% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2501 2448 2073
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.25 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -35.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.40 £16.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

MoSes
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MoSes Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MoSes
Daily Rate Trend

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

MoSes Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MoSes
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MoSes Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MoSes
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MoSes within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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
South West -10 1 £788 -
England -22 1 £788 -
Exeter - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Devon - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -

MoSes
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MoSes 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 MoSes.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica

MoSes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MoSes 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 MoSes. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica