The table below looks at the statistics for Trend Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Trend Analysis over the 3 months to 30 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Trend Analysis
Rank 578 545 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.017% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.022% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£265 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £258 -
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Trend Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Trend Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Trend Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Trend Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

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

Trend Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Trend Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Trend Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Trend Analysis
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Trend Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 -21 5 £265 +3.92% 1
Leeds - 5 £265 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £265 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £265 - 1
West Midlands - - - -

Trend Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Trend Analysis 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 Trend Analysis.

1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Service Management
1 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (42.86%) SLA
4 5 (35.71%) ITSM
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Release Management
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 4 (28.57%) Service Continuity Management
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Network Design
7 2 (14.29%) Network Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (14.29%) People Management
7 2 (14.29%) SCOM

Trend Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Trend Analysis 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 Trend Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) GSM
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Report Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Incident & Problem Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Major Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Service Management
1 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (35.71%) ITSM
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Release Management
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 4 (28.57%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) Network Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) People Management
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy