The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Alterian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alterian over the 3 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire 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 Alterian.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alterian
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Alterian 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £283
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
431 262 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.54% 41.46% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 116 171
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 36
Average hourly rate £22.93 £17.50 £15.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.01% +15.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Alterian
East of England

Alterian
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Alterian Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Alterian
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Alterian Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Alterian
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Alterian 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 Alterian.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Database Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) FastStats
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SELCOPY

Alterian
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Alterian 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 Alterian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Database Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Database Marketing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Database Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (100.00%) SELCOPY
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft