The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 533 528 561
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +33
Contract jobs citing IDOL 20 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.045% 0.017%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.21% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10466 10113 11094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.21% 21.70% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6580 6308 6678
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 201 278
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
IDOL
UK

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 1 August 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
South East -8 13 £313 -26.47%
London +6 5 £400 -23.80% 1
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South West - - - -
IDOL
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IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 28 (63.64%) SharePoint Server
2 28 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 24 (54.55%) Meridio
4 22 (50.00%) SQL
4 22 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 20 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 19 (43.18%) Windows
7 17 (38.64%) XML
8 16 (36.36%) Document Management
9 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (31.82%) MS Office
11 13 (29.55%) .NET
11 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
11 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
11 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (27.27%) Web Development
12 12 (27.27%) Workflow
12 12 (27.27%) C#
12 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
12 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
13 11 (25.00%) Web Services
13 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 10 (22.73%) Google
14 10 (22.73%) SLA
15 9 (20.45%) LDAP
15 9 (20.45%) DTS
15 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
15 9 (20.45%) OLAP
15 9 (20.45%) Windows SharePoint Services

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 28 (63.64%) SharePoint Server
2 22 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (18.18%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) WorkSite
4 3 (6.82%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) Lync
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Office
2 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) LDAP
2 6 (13.64%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.55%) AMQP
3 2 (4.55%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) VoIP
3 2 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) SMTP
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (20.45%) DTS
2 9 (20.45%) OLAP
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.27%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 3 (6.82%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Designer
3 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Search Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) XML
2 13 (29.55%) .NET
3 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 11 (25.00%) Web Services
4 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (20.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (6.82%) Lucene
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.55%) RMADS
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Document Management
2 12 (27.27%) Web Development
2 12 (27.27%) Workflow
3 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Information Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) User Stories
6 2 (4.55%) E-Discovery
6 2 (4.55%) Image Processing
6 2 (4.55%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) C#
3 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.64%) VB
4 6 (13.64%) Lua
5 3 (6.82%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 20 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) Meridio
3 10 (22.73%) Google
4 5 (11.36%) CA
4 5 (11.36%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco
5 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
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