The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Norkom 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 Norkom over the 3 months to 24 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 Norkom Technologies.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Norkom
Rank 587 564 558
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing Norkom 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.025% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£575 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Norkom
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Norkom Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Norkom
Daily Rate Trend

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

Norkom Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Norkom
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Norkom 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 Norkom.

1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Mantas
1 6 (100.00%) Actimize
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Cognos
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) C
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Spotfire
4 3 (50.00%) QlikView
4 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Data Management
4 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (33.33%) SWIFT
5 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) ISEB
6 1 (16.67%) PMP
6 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE

Norkom
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Norkom 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 Norkom. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Spotfire
1 3 (50.00%) QlikView
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (33.33%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Mantas
1 6 (100.00%) Actimize
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos