The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 64 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing IDOL 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.47% 0.88% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00
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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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
144 227 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.89% 20.90% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 121 101
Average daily rate £380 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -31.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Meridio
5 4 (40.00%) Publishing
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Information Management
5 4 (40.00%) PKI
6 3 (30.00%) Document Management
6 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (20.00%) OLAP
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) DTS
7 2 (20.00%) LDAP

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) OLAP
2 2 (20.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Web Architect
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Management
2 3 (30.00%) Document Management
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Meridio
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle