The table below looks at the statistics for IDOL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IDOL over the 3 months to 28 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 588 562 558
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs citing IDOL 1 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.030% 0.027%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.008% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Average daily rate
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- £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £313 £425
% change year-on-year
- -26.47%
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 Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12117 10889 10783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.80% 21.64% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8069 6851 6800
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 152 195
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £13.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.28 £50.50 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

IDOL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IDOL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

IDOL Jobs Demand Trend in England

IDOL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IDOL Daily Rate Trend in England

IDOL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IDOL across the England region.

IDOL Hourly Rate Trend in England

IDOL
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 IDOL within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -27 1 - -
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IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IDOL 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 IDOL.

1 12 (75.00%) HP
1 12 (75.00%) Legal
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (37.50%) E-Discovery
3 5 (31.25%) WorkSite
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Data Management
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Big Data
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
6 2 (12.50%) HBase
6 2 (12.50%) CouchDB
6 2 (12.50%) Information Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IDOL 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 IDOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) WorkSite
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) CouchDB
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (75.00%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 6 (37.50%) E-Discovery
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Management
3 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Lua
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSD
3 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Vertica
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft