The table below looks at the statistics for AWD 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 AWD over the 3 months to 20 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DST Systems Automated Work Distributor (AWD)
Rank 253 237 248
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing AWD 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.046% 0.010%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 0.61% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £395 £427
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £395 £427
% change year-on-year
- -7.38%
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
603 654 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.29% 7.53% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 283 351
Average daily rate £450 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £288 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 21
Average hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £36.25 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

AWD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

AWD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

AWD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

AWD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

AWD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

AWD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

AWD
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing AWD 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 AWD.

1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (60.00%) FileNet
2 3 (60.00%) Kofax
2 3 (60.00%) ReadSoft
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) EMC Centera
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

AWD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) FileNet
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) EMC Centera
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Kofax
1 3 (60.00%) ReadSoft
2 2 (40.00%) EMC