Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ResourceLink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ResourceLink over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

NGA ResourceLink
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 863 856
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 -38
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 26 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.024% 0.026%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 17
UK median daily rate £400 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.23% -17.33%
10th Percentile £299 £198 £215
90th Percentile £491 £441 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £238 £310
% change year-on-year +68.42% -23.39% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £62.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.61% +188.37% -19.87%
10th Percentile £13.20 £37.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £16.23 £87.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £62.00 -
% change year-on-year -76.61% - -

ResourceLink is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 8088 8641 9419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 8.31% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4766 5151 5251
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +0.57% +1.16%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 96 140
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £31.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08% -0.84%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.67 £99.00 £52.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.48% +12.73% -12.70%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ResourceLink as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ResourceLink in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ResourceLink in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ResourceLink over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ResourceLink in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ResourceLink in the UK

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Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ResourceLink within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +27 25 £400 +33.33% 1
UK excluding London +37 21 £400 +68.42% 1
East of England -19 8 £354 +57.22%
South East +10 6 £388 +46.23% 1
Midlands +18 5 £450 +16.13%
London -15 5 £400 -5.88%
West Midlands +21 4 £500 +29.03%
South West - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 13 (50.00%) Northgate
2 12 (46.15%) NGA Human Resources
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle
3 9 (34.62%) Cognos
4 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (19.23%) SAP
6 5 (19.23%) IBM
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) Cognos Report Studio
6 5 (19.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (15.38%) SaaS
7 4 (15.38%) Kronos
8 3 (11.54%) Finance
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.54%) ERP
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
8 3 (11.54%) iTrent
9 2 (7.69%) SnowdropKCS
9 2 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (7.69%) CIPD
9 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (7.69%) PMP
9 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
9 2 (7.69%) SAP HR
9 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery

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Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) iTrent
2 2 (7.69%) SAP HR
2 2 (7.69%) SnowdropKCS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 5 (19.23%) Cognos Report Studio
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Cognos Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) HR Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Payroll Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Payroll Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) HR Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) HR Officer
5 2 (7.69%) SaaS Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (11.54%) ERP
2 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Logistics
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.85%) System Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CIPD
3 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Northgate
2 12 (46.15%) NGA Human Resources
3 9 (34.62%) Cognos
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) IBM
4 5 (19.23%) SAP
5 4 (15.38%) Kronos
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft