The first table below looks at the demand for Visualfiles skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualfiles over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Business Applications 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LexisNexis Visualfiles
Rank 576 567 575
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Visualfiles 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.083% 0.066% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4833 4539 5336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.17% 9.05% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2297 2535
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 54
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.58 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.24% -20.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £58.50 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.19% -2.70%

Visualfiles
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Visualfiles Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Visualfiles
Daily Rate Trend

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

Visualfiles Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Visualfiles
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Visualfiles Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Visualfiles
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualfiles within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Manchester +2 4 £325 +8.33% 2
North West -4 4 £325 +8.33% 3
England -9 4 £325 +8.33% 6
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Eastbourne - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leicester - - - - 1
London - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1

Visualfiles
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Visualfiles 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 Visualfiles.

1 5 (100.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) WorkSite
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Visualfiles
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Visualfiles 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 Visualfiles. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) WorkSite
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Data Security
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) VMware