The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 230 213 185
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -28
Contract jobs citing EAI 19 11 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.13% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.18% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
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£499 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.88% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £319 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £459 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6685 5980 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.66% 70.40% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3664 3192 3249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 260 315
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
EAI
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Berkshire +5 2 £220 -64.80% 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
EAI
England

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (53.13%) SOA
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) Relational Database
3 14 (43.75%) Middleware
4 13 (40.63%) Data Modelling
4 13 (40.63%) Oracle
5 11 (34.38%) SAP
5 11 (34.38%) Data Management
6 10 (31.25%) ETL
7 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (25.00%) ERD
8 8 (25.00%) Data Integration
8 8 (25.00%) CRM
8 8 (25.00%) JMS
8 8 (25.00%) SOAP
8 8 (25.00%) MySQL
9 7 (21.88%) .NET
9 7 (21.88%) J2EE
9 7 (21.88%) Billing
9 7 (21.88%) REST
10 6 (18.75%) SAP PI
10 6 (18.75%) Network Management
10 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
10 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
10 6 (18.75%) Degree
10 6 (18.75%) Mule
10 6 (18.75%) Statistics
10 6 (18.75%) MSMQ
10 6 (18.75%) OO

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (18.75%) Mule
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) JCAPS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 2 (6.25%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
1 15 (46.88%) Relational Database
2 8 (25.00%) MySQL
3 6 (18.75%) Data Mining
3 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 7 (21.88%) Billing
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Database Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SOA Architect
4 3 (9.38%) EAI Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Data Integration Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Environment Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Solution Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) Middleware
2 8 (25.00%) SOAP
2 8 (25.00%) JMS
3 7 (21.88%) REST
3 7 (21.88%) .NET
3 7 (21.88%) J2EE
4 6 (18.75%) MSMQ
4 6 (18.75%) SAP PI
5 4 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (3.13%) XML Messaging
6 1 (3.13%) SAP XI
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) WSDL
6 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (18.75%) Statistics
3 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) HPUX
2 2 (6.25%) Solaris
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) SOA
2 13 (40.63%) Data Modelling
3 11 (34.38%) Data Management
4 10 (31.25%) ETL
5 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (25.00%) CRM
6 8 (25.00%) ERD
7 6 (18.75%) Network Management
7 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
7 6 (18.75%) OO
8 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.63%) Information Architecture
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL
10 3 (9.38%) UML
10 3 (9.38%) Change Management
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
10 3 (9.38%) Demand Management
11 2 (6.25%) Master Data Management
11 2 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
11 2 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 3 (9.38%) webMethods
5 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Software AG