The table below looks at the statistics for EAI 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 EAI over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 229 230 210
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing EAI 16 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 10
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£470 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £320 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £751 £525 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EAI across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

EAI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

EAI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

EAI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EAI across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

EAI Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

EAI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

EAI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

EAI
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 EAI within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 +10 2 £220 -64.80% 1
Hampshire -12 1 £528 +0.57%
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
EAI
England

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing EAI 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 EAI.

1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 13 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 12 (46.15%) SOA
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle
4 11 (42.31%) Data Management
5 10 (38.46%) SAP
6 9 (34.62%) CRM
6 9 (34.62%) ETL
6 9 (34.62%) Middleware
6 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (30.77%) REST
7 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (30.77%) JMS
7 8 (30.77%) SOAP
8 7 (26.92%) MySQL
8 7 (26.92%) .NET
8 7 (26.92%) OO
8 7 (26.92%) Billing
8 7 (26.92%) ERD
8 7 (26.92%) Mule
8 7 (26.92%) Data Integration
9 6 (23.08%) SAP PI
9 6 (23.08%) Statistics
9 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
9 6 (23.08%) Network Management
9 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
9 6 (23.08%) MSMQ
9 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
9 6 (23.08%) Management Information System

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing EAI 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 EAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) Mule
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP BPC
1 2 (7.69%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 7 (26.92%) MySQL
3 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (26.92%) Billing
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Database Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Environment Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.85%) EAI Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Business Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Data Integration Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) SOA Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Middleware
2 8 (30.77%) REST
2 8 (30.77%) JMS
2 8 (30.77%) SOAP
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
4 6 (23.08%) SAP PI
4 6 (23.08%) MSMQ
5 5 (19.23%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) WSDL
7 1 (3.85%) XML Schema
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
7 1 (3.85%) XSD
7 1 (3.85%) XML Messaging
7 1 (3.85%) SAP XI
7 1 (3.85%) RESTful
7 1 (3.85%) JSON
7 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (26.92%) Data Integration
3 6 (23.08%) Statistics
3 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) HPUX
2 2 (7.69%) Solaris
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 12 (46.15%) SOA
3 11 (42.31%) Data Management
4 9 (34.62%) CRM
4 9 (34.62%) ETL
5 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) ERD
7 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
7 6 (23.08%) Network Management
8 5 (19.23%) Information Architecture
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 3 (11.54%) Change Management
10 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
10 3 (11.54%) Demand Management
11 2 (7.69%) Master Data Management
11 2 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
11 2 (7.69%) ITSM
11 2 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (11.54%) TIBCO
3 3 (11.54%) webMethods
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Software AG
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica