The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ICL products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ICL over the 3 months to 23 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within International Computers Ltd.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ICL
UK
Rank 597 619 606
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13  
Contract jobs citing ICL 2 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.017% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.039% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 9
Median daily rate - £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £375
% change year-on-year - -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ICL is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19754 23040 23661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 43.62% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12176 13939 13362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 798 980
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

ICL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ICL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for ICL in the UK

ICL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ICL in the UK

ICL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ICL in the UK

ICL
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICL within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - -

ICL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ICL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ICL.

1 29 (93.55%) VME
2 24 (77.42%) COBOL
3 20 (64.52%) StarTeam
4 19 (61.29%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (61.29%) HP
5 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
6 14 (45.16%) TDD
7 8 (25.81%) Integration Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Fujitsu
8 7 (22.58%) High Availability
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Change Management
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (19.35%) Data Management
10 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
10 5 (16.13%) Release Management
10 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) Service Management
11 4 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
12 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
12 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (9.68%) ITSM
12 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
12 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
12 3 (9.68%) Tandem
13 2 (6.45%) Banking

ICL
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (3.23%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Lead Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) COBOL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Digital Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Mainframe Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (3.23%) COBOL Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Principal Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior COBOL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
1 3 (9.68%) Tandem
2 2 (6.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) VME
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
2 14 (45.16%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) Integration Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Change Management
4 7 (22.58%) High Availability
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) Data Management
6 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
6 5 (16.13%) Release Management
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
7 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
7 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.68%) ITSM
7 3 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) CMMI
8 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) COBOL
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) HP
2 7 (22.58%) Fujitsu
3 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.45%) Unisys
4 1 (3.23%) Capita