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 29 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.

Competitive Intelligence
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 436 -
Contract jobs citing Competitive Intelligence 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.013% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.016% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £525 -
% change year-on-year -57.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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 16653 19113 17455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.16% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 13825 12271
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 195 244
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Competitive Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Competitive Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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