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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataFlux
Rank 200 219 220
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.055% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.12% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£393 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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London

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
2666 3313 3152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.35% 45.62% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1940 2319 2199
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £260
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 64 91 83
Average hourly rate £17.82 £19.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.79% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 October 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Informatica
2 6 (85.71%) Trillium
2 6 (85.71%) Data Management
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Analytics
3 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
4 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) DataStage
4 4 (57.14%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Master Data Management
4 4 (57.14%) Datanomic
4 4 (57.14%) Data Governance
4 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
4 4 (57.14%) PowerPivot
4 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
4 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) Ab Initio
4 4 (57.14%) Teradata
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) PowerPivot
3 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) DataStage
3 4 (57.14%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (28.57%) MS Access
5 2 (28.57%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (14.29%) QlikView
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Management
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Master Data Management
3 4 (57.14%) Data Governance
3 4 (57.14%) Data Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Informatica
2 6 (85.71%) Trillium
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Datanomic
3 4 (57.14%) Ab Initio
3 4 (57.14%) Teradata
4 3 (42.86%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Tableau
5 2 (28.57%) Siebel