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 29 January 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.

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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Syclo
Rank 559 553 526
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Contract jobs citing Syclo 12 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.052% 0.027% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£440 £415 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% +19.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £415 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £415 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 - £348
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
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 2015.

Syclo Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Syclo
Top 19 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 29 January 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
England -8 12 £440 +6.02%
West Midlands - 3 - -
South East - 2 - -
London +14 1 £350 -15.66%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Havant - - - -
Horley - - - -
Leeds - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Syclo
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (65.00%) SAP
2 12 (60.00%) Android
3 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) Smartphone
5 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (30.00%) Publishing
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) J2EE
7 5 (25.00%) Sybase
7 5 (25.00%) VC++
7 5 (25.00%) J2ME
8 4 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (20.00%) Kony
8 4 (20.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 4 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
8 4 (20.00%) B2B
8 4 (20.00%) B2C
8 4 (20.00%) CA
8 4 (20.00%) SOAP
8 4 (20.00%) ABAP
8 4 (20.00%) RFID
8 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 4 (20.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (20.00%) Business Development
8 4 (20.00%) NFC
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development

Syclo
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP PM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (5.00%) Maximo
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) RFID
1 4 (20.00%) NFC
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (30.00%) Publishing
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Mobility Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ABAP Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Mobility Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Architect
5 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
1 5 (25.00%) J2ME
2 4 (20.00%) SOAP
2 4 (20.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) BREW
3 3 (15.00%) BAPI
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (10.00%) SAP ALE
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) MEAP
5 1 (5.00%) Sencha Touch
5 1 (5.00%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Smartphone
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) PDA
3 1 (5.00%) Tandem
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Android
2 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 4 (20.00%) B2B
1 4 (20.00%) B2C
1 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (20.00%) Business Development
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) UML
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) VC++
3 4 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PAS 55
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Sybase
3 4 (20.00%) Kony
3 4 (20.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 4 (20.00%) CA
4 3 (15.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Sencha
5 1 (5.00%) Infor
5 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle