The table below looks at the statistics for PRMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRMS over the 3 months to 19 September 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SSA PRMS
Rank 610 - 601
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PRMS 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - 0.005%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.040% - 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 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
5057 4689 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 8.89% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2787 2483 2721
Average daily rate £450 £436 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 79 81
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £10.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

PRMS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PRMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PRMS
Daily Rate Trend

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

PRMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PRMS
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PRMS 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 PRMS.

1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (33.33%) Infor

PRMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PRMS 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 PRMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) AS400 Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Infor