The table below looks at the statistics for ADO skills 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 ADO over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank - 237 248
Contract jobs citing ADO 0 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.080% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £450 £345
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ADO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2237 2265 2475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.45% 25.84% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1286 1235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 77
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADO across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ADO Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ADO
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ADO Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ADO
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ADO Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ADO
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 ADO within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
ADO
England

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ADO 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 ADO.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) ODBC
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) OLE
2 2 (66.67%) OLE DB
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Synon
3 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 1 (33.33%) RPG III
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Delphi
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) RPG
3 1 (33.33%) CSS

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ADO 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 ADO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Synon
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) ODBC
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) OLE
2 2 (66.67%) OLE DB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) RPG III
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase