The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataFlux
Rank 546 496 534
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +38
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 18 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.047% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.100% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 18
Average daily rate £350 £403 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £350 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22805 20031 25394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.89% 46.57% 45.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13131 11003 13370
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1113 1224
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
DataFlux
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -6 15 £350 -22.22% 3
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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UK

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (61.70%) Data Management
2 22 (46.81%) ETL
3 21 (44.68%) SQL
4 18 (38.30%) Oracle
5 16 (34.04%) SAS
5 16 (34.04%) Data Quality
6 13 (27.66%) Data Cleansing
7 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database
8 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
9 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
10 7 (14.89%) Teradata
10 7 (14.89%) Trillium
10 7 (14.89%) ITIL
11 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.77%) Informatica
11 6 (12.77%) Finance
11 6 (12.77%) Migration
12 5 (10.64%) Banking
12 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
12 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
13 4 (8.51%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (8.51%) SAP
13 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
13 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (8.51%) Validation
14 3 (6.38%) Requirements Management
14 3 (6.38%) SalesLogix
14 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (6.38%) Siebel EIM

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (34.04%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SalesLogix
2 1 (2.13%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.38%) Siebel EIM
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.26%) QlikView
6 2 (4.26%) DB2
6 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.26%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Consultant
2 11 (23.40%) Data Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) DBA
5 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.38%) Business Data Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Senior DBA
5 3 (6.38%) Senior SQL DBA
5 3 (6.38%) Data Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) SAS Data Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) HR Data Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) SAP Data Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Data Integration Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) ODBC
2 2 (4.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Data Management
2 22 (46.81%) ETL
3 13 (27.66%) Data Cleansing
4 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
5 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
6 7 (14.89%) ITIL
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.51%) Validation
10 3 (6.38%) CRM
10 3 (6.38%) Requirements Management
10 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Data Management
10 3 (6.38%) Data Governance
10 3 (6.38%) Master Data Management
10 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture
11 2 (4.26%) Analytics
11 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.26%) R
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Trillium
2 7 (14.89%) Teradata
3 6 (12.77%) Informatica
4 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 3 (6.38%) Siebel
6 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio
6 2 (4.26%) Netezza
6 2 (4.26%) Unica
6 2 (4.26%) Talend
6 2 (4.26%) Datanomic