The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Syclo 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 Syclo over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Syclo, LLC.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Syclo
Rank 605 572 583
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Contract jobs citing Syclo 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.021% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -

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
26282 24246 25665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.03% 46.23% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15364 13731 13222
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1242 1169 1321
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Syclo
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Syclo Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Syclo
Daily Rate Trend

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

Syclo Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Syclo
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Syclo within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Syclo Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Syclo
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Syclo within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
England -25 7 £325 -38.09%
South East - 5 £325 -
London -6 2 £525 -
Swindon - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
South West - - - -
Havant - - - -

Syclo
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Syclo 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 Syclo.

1 11 (78.57%) SAP
2 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 6 (42.86%) Android
4 5 (35.71%) BAPI
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Smartphone
5 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 4 (28.57%) MEAP
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Publishing
6 3 (21.43%) VC++
6 3 (21.43%) J2ME
6 3 (21.43%) ABAP
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) SAP MRS
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) Sencha
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (14.29%) SAP ALE
7 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) Sybase
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (14.29%) Sencha Touch
8 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator

Syclo
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP MRS
2 1 (7.14%) Maximo
2 1 (7.14%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ABAP Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
6 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Mobility Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Mobility Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) BAPI
2 4 (28.57%) MEAP
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) J2ME
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (14.29%) SAP ALE
5 1 (7.14%) BREW
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (28.57%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.14%) PDA
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Android
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Workflow
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.14%) Android Development
2 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) ABAP
2 3 (21.43%) VC++
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PAS 55
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Sybase
2 2 (14.29%) Sencha
3 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Infor