The first table below looks at the demand for IDOL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IDOL over the 3 months to 16 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 of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Reading 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 67 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing IDOL 11 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 0.65% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.95% 3.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £1,000 -
% change year-on-year
-55.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
185 129 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.13% 16.71% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 51 45
Average daily rate £375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
IDOL
Berkshire

IDOL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IDOL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IDOL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IDOL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IDOL
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

IDOL Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Meridio
3 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (76.92%) SharePoint
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 8 (61.54%) Workflow
5 8 (61.54%) SQL
6 7 (53.85%) Windows
7 6 (46.15%) C#
7 6 (46.15%) .NET
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 6 (46.15%) MS Office
7 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
7 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 6 (46.15%) Document Management
7 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (46.15%) Web Development
8 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
8 5 (38.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 5 (38.46%) SLA
8 5 (38.46%) DTS
8 5 (38.46%) OLAP
8 5 (38.46%) LDAP
8 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
8 5 (38.46%) Web Services
8 5 (38.46%) XML
9 3 (23.08%) EDRMS

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (76.92%) SharePoint Server
1 10 (76.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (38.46%) DTS
2 5 (38.46%) OLAP
3 3 (23.08%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (7.69%) Search Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
2 5 (38.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Taxonomies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Workflow
2 6 (46.15%) Document Management
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Meridio
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Google
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