The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Royalblue 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 Royalblue over the 3 months to 18 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Royalblue.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Royalblue
Rank 612 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Royalblue 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 - -
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
26399 24249 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.64% 46.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14976 13582 13652
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1173 1091 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Royalblue
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Royalblue Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Royalblue
Daily Rate Trend

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

Royalblue Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Royalblue
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Royalblue Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Royalblue
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Royalblue 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 Royalblue.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) FrontRange
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing

Royalblue
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Royalblue 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 Royalblue. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) FrontRange