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

Competitive Intelligence
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 427 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.032% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.038% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Competitive Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50303 52350 47249
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 404 591
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Competitive Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Competitive Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Competitive Intelligence in London

Competitive Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Competitive Intelligence in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Competitive Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Competitive Intelligence.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

Competitive Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Bid Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements