The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Trend Analysis
Rank 584 537 -
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.015% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.020% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £215 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.17 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.17 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+46.95% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 8 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -91 3 £215 -38.57%
London -27 2 £215 -38.57%
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Trend Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (33.33%) SLA
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Military
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Avaya
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) BMC
4 3 (25.00%) Apple
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) MS Project
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) IVR

Trend Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (25.00%) MS Project
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (33.33%) Military
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Manager
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support
4 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (25.00%) IVR
2 3 (25.00%) iPhone
2 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
3 2 (16.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Search Engine Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Market Research
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Campaign Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Display Advertising
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Pay per click
5 2 (16.67%) SEO
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Avaya
3 3 (25.00%) BMC
3 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 3 (25.00%) Kofax
3 3 (25.00%) Mitel
4 2 (16.67%) Google
4 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy