The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of DataFlux products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataFlux over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataFlux
Rank 585 574 549
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 5 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.052% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate
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£438 £398 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.06% -16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £392 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £530 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £454 - £475
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23242 23019 21938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.82% 45.54% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14080 13196 12462
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1040 1023
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

DataFlux
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DataFlux Jobs Demand Trend in England

DataFlux
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DataFlux Daily Rate Trend in England

DataFlux
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataFlux within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 4 £425 +6.91% 4
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UK

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (63.64%) SAS
2 11 (50.00%) ETL
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 9 (40.91%) Informatica
5 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (36.36%) Data Integration
6 7 (31.82%) Data Quality
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle
8 5 (22.73%) Trillium
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (18.18%) CRM
9 4 (18.18%) Data Structures
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) QA
10 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
10 3 (13.64%) SDLC
10 3 (13.64%) Siebel
10 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.64%) Migration
11 2 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (9.09%) Data Management
11 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 2 (9.09%) SOA
11 2 (9.09%) HP
11 2 (9.09%) PowerCenter

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (63.64%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.09%) PowerCenter
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (4.55%) Essbase
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.55%) Base SAS
6 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ERwin
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Developer
2 6 (27.27%) SAS Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modeller
5 1 (4.55%) SAS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAS Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Integration
2 4 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) Informatics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
3 1 (4.55%) SAS Macro
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) Data Quality
2 4 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Informatica
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Trillium
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Siebel
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Hyperion
6 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
6 1 (4.55%) Datanomic
6 1 (4.55%) IBM