The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ab Initio products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 27 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Ab Initio Software Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 239 189 215
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +26
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 19 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.55% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 1.16% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 12
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£450 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4692 3950 4260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.76% 47.31% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 2024 1912
Average daily rate £368 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 235 338
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Ab Initio Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ab Initio across the South East region.

Ab Initio Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ab Initio across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Ab Initio Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ab Initio
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ab Initio across the South East region.

Ab Initio Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Ab Initio
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ab Initio within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Berkshire -16 18 £450 -10.00% 1
Hampshire -34 1 £375 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Ab Initio 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 Ab Initio.

1 14 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (50.00%) ETL
3 11 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (41.67%) Teradata
5 8 (33.33%) IBM
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) DataPower
7 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (25.00%) UNIX
7 6 (25.00%) Line Management
7 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.83%) Big Data
9 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle
9 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
9 4 (16.67%) Legal
9 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 3 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (12.50%) DB2
10 3 (12.50%) SAP
10 3 (12.50%) SQL
10 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
11 2 (8.33%) Finance
11 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
11 2 (8.33%) Degree
11 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (4.17%) Oracle OWB

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Ab Initio 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 Ab Initio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.83%) Big Data
3 3 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (4.17%) BODI
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
General
1 4 (16.67%) Legal
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
1 7 (29.17%) Ab Initio Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Designer
2 4 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Business Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modeller
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX Support
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) DataPower
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (50.00%) ETL
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Line Management
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) SOA
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) RUP
8 1 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) AWK
3 1 (4.17%) Korn
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Teradata
2 8 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) webMethods
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) Software AG
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica
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