The table below looks at the statistics for IDOL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 - 429 427
Contract jobs citing IDOL 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.073% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5593 5493 5742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.58% 22.95% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3961 3678 3959
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 38
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.00 £59.87
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 London

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

IDOL Jobs Demand Trend in London

IDOL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IDOL Daily Rate Trend in London

IDOL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IDOL Hourly Rate Trend in London

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (80.00%) Legal
2 11 (73.33%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (40.00%) E-Discovery
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) WorkSite
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
7 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
7 2 (13.33%) HBase
7 2 (13.33%) Big Data
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (13.33%) CouchDB
7 2 (13.33%) Law
7 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (33.33%) WorkSite
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (13.33%) CouchDB
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) HBase
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (80.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (40.00%) E-Discovery
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Lua
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCSD
3 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft