The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DST Systems Automated Work Distributor (AWD)
Rank 239 231 233
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing AWD 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.035% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.14% 0.49% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Average daily rate
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- £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £395 £425
% change year-on-year
- -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
706 607 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.69% 7.17% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 279 422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £62.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
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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 18 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (100.00%) FileNet
1 3 (100.00%) Kofax
1 3 (100.00%) ReadSoft
2 2 (66.67%) EMC Centera
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

AWD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (100.00%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Kofax
1 3 (100.00%) ReadSoft
2 2 (66.67%) EMC