The first table below looks at the demand for DecisionStream 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 DecisionStream over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Database & Business Intelligence 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos DecisionStream
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DecisionStream 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1779 1587 1989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.37% 18.96% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 851 953
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 58 46
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.25 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
DecisionStream
England

DecisionStream
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DecisionStream Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DecisionStream
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DecisionStream Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DecisionStream
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing DecisionStream 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 DecisionStream.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 3 (75.00%) Data Mart
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

DecisionStream
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing DecisionStream 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 DecisionStream. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos