Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ResourceLink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ResourceLink over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

NGA ResourceLink
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 808 811
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -46
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 39 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.027% 0.028%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.54% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 16
England median daily rate £400 £338 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +10.66% -12.86%
10th Percentile £322 £204 £213
90th Percentile £500 £448 £453
UK median daily rate £400 £338 £305
% change year-on-year +18.52% +10.66% -12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
England median hourly rate £19.50 £62.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.55% - -
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £62.00 -
% change year-on-year -68.55% - -

ResourceLink is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7,156 7,613 7,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.73% 8.46% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,380 4,707 4,510
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -1.14%
10th Percentile £310 £305 £279
90th Percentile £650 £620 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 72 127
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.56 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.13% -31.46% +17.07%
10th Percentile £10.28 £5.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.79 £44.65 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £21.76 £34.36
% change year-on-year +10.29% -36.66% +15.48%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ResourceLink as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ResourceLink in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ResourceLink in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ResourceLink in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ResourceLink in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ResourceLink in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ResourceLink in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ResourceLink in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ResourceLink within the England region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -38 17 £375 -3.23% 4
East of England -6 11 £419 +86.11% 1
South East -13 6 £388 +3.33%
Midlands +4 4 £500 +29.03% 1
West Midlands +3 3 £500 +29.03%
East Midlands +4 1 £400 +18.52% 1
South West - 1 £425 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for ResourceLink.

1 19 (48.72%) Northgate
2 13 (33.33%) NGA Human Resources
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.64%) Cognos
5 8 (20.51%) Oracle
5 8 (20.51%) SAP
6 7 (17.95%) SMS
6 7 (17.95%) Finance
6 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 6 (15.38%) Workday
7 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 6 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (12.82%) ERP
8 5 (12.82%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 5 (12.82%) IBM
8 5 (12.82%) Adobe
8 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (12.82%) Migration
8 5 (12.82%) Saba
8 5 (12.82%) Cognos Report Studio
8 5 (12.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (12.82%) Data Extraction
9 4 (10.26%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (10.26%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (10.26%) SaaS
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) Change Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 3 (7.69%) iTrent
3 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.13%) NetSuite
3 2 (5.13%) SAP HR
3 2 (5.13%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
1 4 (10.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (12.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 5 (12.82%) Cognos Report Studio
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Cognos Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Business Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) HR Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Payroll Manager
5 4 (10.26%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Payroll Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Data Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) EDI
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.82%) Data Extraction
2 5 (12.82%) ERP
2 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Change Management
3 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) ETL
6 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Logistics
6 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CIPD
3 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Northgate
2 13 (33.33%) NGA Human Resources
3 10 (25.64%) Cognos
4 8 (20.51%) Oracle
4 8 (20.51%) SAP
5 6 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (15.38%) Workday
6 5 (12.82%) Adobe
6 5 (12.82%) IBM
6 5 (12.82%) Saba
7 3 (7.69%) Kronos
8 2 (5.13%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.56%) Progress