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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataFlux
Rank 564 520 524
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +4
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 25 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.083% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.18% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £364 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
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
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataFlux across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

DataFlux Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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 +10 14 £418 -7.22% 1
South East -27 11 £400 +8.10%
Yorkshire - - - -
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DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (69.44%) ETL
2 24 (66.67%) Data Management
3 16 (44.44%) SAS
3 16 (44.44%) SQL
4 13 (36.11%) Oracle
4 13 (36.11%) Web Services
4 13 (36.11%) Informatica
4 13 (36.11%) Data Quality
5 11 (30.56%) Trillium
5 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (25.00%) Data Integration
8 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (19.44%) Migration
9 7 (19.44%) Siebel
9 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
9 7 (19.44%) Analytics
10 6 (16.67%) Data Governance
10 6 (16.67%) Ab Initio
11 5 (13.89%) DataStage
11 5 (13.89%) Teradata
11 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (13.89%) IBM
11 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
11 5 (13.89%) Tableau
11 5 (13.89%) PowerPivot
11 5 (13.89%) Data Analytics

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (44.44%) SAS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) PowerPivot
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (2.78%) MS Office
4 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.89%) DataStage
3 5 (13.89%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (5.56%) QlikView
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.78%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) Base SAS
General
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) SAS Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Quality Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Data Integration Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Environment Manager
6 1 (2.78%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) ETL
2 24 (66.67%) Data Management
3 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (19.44%) Migration
4 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
4 7 (19.44%) Analytics
5 6 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.89%) Data Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) Master Data Management
6 5 (13.89%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (13.89%) Data Architecture
6 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) Validation
8 3 (8.33%) Quality Management
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) C
4 3 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
1 13 (36.11%) Informatica
2 11 (30.56%) Trillium
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Siebel
5 6 (16.67%) Ab Initio
6 5 (13.89%) Teradata
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
6 5 (13.89%) Tableau
6 5 (13.89%) Datanomic
7 4 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (5.56%) HP
9 1 (2.78%) Open Text
9 1 (2.78%) SAP