The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of DataFlux products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataFlux over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 SAS DataFlux.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataFlux
Rank 195 223 214
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.028% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.060% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£393 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £330
% change year-on-year
- +43.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2703 3322 3416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.10% 46.20% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1926 2306 2317
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 91 100
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

DataFlux
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DataFlux across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

DataFlux Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DataFlux
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DataFlux across the City of London region.

DataFlux Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DataFlux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DataFlux.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) Informatica
2 6 (75.00%) Trillium
2 6 (75.00%) Data Management
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) Analytics
4 4 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Master Data Management
4 4 (50.00%) Datanomic
4 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) DataStage
4 4 (50.00%) Data Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) Data Governance
4 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (50.00%) PowerPivot
4 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (50.00%) Ab Initio
4 4 (50.00%) Teradata
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (37.50%) Marketing
5 3 (37.50%) Tableau

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DataFlux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DataFlux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) PowerPivot
3 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (50.00%) DataStage
4 2 (25.00%) Siebel EIM
4 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) QlikView
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Advertising
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Data Management
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 4 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Informatica
2 6 (75.00%) Trillium
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Ab Initio
3 4 (50.00%) Teradata
3 4 (50.00%) Datanomic
4 3 (37.50%) Tableau
4 3 (37.50%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Siebel