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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 233 189 240
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +51
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 17 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.50% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 1.02% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £555 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +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
4577 4208 4592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.09% 48.95% 49.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2125 1998
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 247 302
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -5 16 £475 -9.52%
Hampshire -19 1 £375 -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (57.14%) ETL
2 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (38.10%) IBM
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Teradata
6 6 (28.57%) DataPower
6 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 6 (28.57%) UNIX
6 6 (28.57%) Line Management
6 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) Legal
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) Resource Management
8 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) DB2
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (9.52%) Finance
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
9 2 (9.52%) Big Data
9 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
9 2 (9.52%) Degree
10 1 (4.76%) Retail
10 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
10 1 (4.76%) BODI

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (4.76%) BODI
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
General
1 4 (19.05%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
1 7 (33.33%) Ab Initio Developer
2 4 (19.05%) ScrumMaster
2 4 (19.05%) Development Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modeller
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Support
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) DataPower
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ETL
2 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Line Management
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Resource Management
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) RUP
8 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) SOA
8 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) AWK
3 1 (4.76%) Korn
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) Teradata
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Software AG
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) webMethods