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 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trend Analysis
Rank 599 580 600
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.010% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
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£320 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 - -
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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Trend Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Trend Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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 18 September 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 -19 14 £320 -
South East 0 7 £313 -
North West - 3 £320 -
London - 1 £450 -
Manchester - - - -
Watford - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Trend Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) OVSD
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) BS15000
5 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Network Design
6 3 (18.75%) Network Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) IVR
6 3 (18.75%) GSM
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
7 2 (12.50%) SLA
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Trend Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) GSM
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Problem Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Incident & Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) IVR
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Network Design
5 3 (18.75%) Network Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) BS15000
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) OVSD
2 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) VMware