Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for K2 blackpearl skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited K2 blackpearl over the 6 months to 18 August 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.

K2 blackpearl
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 367 368 381
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 +7
Contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl 14 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.083% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 0.072% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
South East median daily rate £423 £313 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.20% -24.24% -21.43%
10th Percentile £395 £294 £369
90th Percentile £536 £331 £536
England median daily rate £425 £375 £419
% change year-on-year +13.33% -10.45% -20.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £49.00 - £21.00

K2 blackpearl is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,818 2,779 3,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.77% 17.27% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,716 1,606 2,193
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £281 £255 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 94 125
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.70% -9.96% -2.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.38 £48.53 £55.55
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing K2 blackpearl as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for K2 blackpearl in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing K2 blackpearl in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for K2 blackpearl in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for K2 blackpearl in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing K2 blackpearl within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Thames Valley - 14 £423 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £413 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £425 - 1
K2 blackpearl
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing K2 blackpearl 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 South East region with a requirement for K2 blackpearl.

1 9 (64.29%) SAP
1 9 (64.29%) SAP Smart Forms
1 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) GDPR
3 5 (35.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Synology
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Data Security
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) Storage Management
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (7.14%) NAS
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Migration

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (21.43%) VMWare Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Data Security
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
3 5 (35.71%) Synology
3 5 (35.71%) VMware