The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for VisionPLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VisionPLUS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

First Data VisionPLUS
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing VisionPLUS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - - 0.44%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £419
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

VisionPLUS is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 53 38 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 13.12% 8.35% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 11 10
Median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

VisionPLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing VisionPLUS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for VisionPLUS in Essex

VisionPLUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VisionPLUS in Essex