The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 240 207 219
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +12
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 4 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.092% 0.70% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -5.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4356 4166 4808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.31% 49.14% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2171 2072 2058
Average daily rate £350 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £230
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 239 307 336
Average hourly rate £16.31 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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
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 31 July 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 -19 4 £400 -1.23%
Hampshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
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Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (56.25%) Teradata
2 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) DB2
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (25.00%) AIX
5 4 (25.00%) Solaris
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (25.00%) DataPower
5 4 (25.00%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Informatica
7 2 (12.50%) SAS
7 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Netezza
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Data Virtualisation
7 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessWare
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (31.25%) DB2
3 4 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
5 1 (6.25%) QlikView
5 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Designer
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Business Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) AIX
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Data Virtualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) RUP
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Multidimensional Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Teradata
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Informatica
5 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 2 (12.50%) Netezza
6 1 (6.25%) Unica
6 1 (6.25%) Tableau
6 1 (6.25%) Siebel
6 1 (6.25%) Adobe
6 1 (6.25%) Vitria