The first table below looks at the demand for IDOL 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 IDOL over the 3 months to 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 223 212 237
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Contract jobs citing IDOL 15 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.21% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.89% 1.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +54.54%
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
1690 1625 1785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.42% 19.19% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 870 912
Average daily rate £350 £368 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 57 54
Average hourly rate £20.75 £26.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.95% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £17.28 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £46.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
IDOL
England

IDOL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IDOL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IDOL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IDOL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IDOL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IDOL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IDOL
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 IDOL within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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 +2 15 £313 -26.47% 1
Hampshire - - - -
IDOL
England

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IDOL 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 IDOL.

1 28 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
2 26 (74.29%) Security Cleared
3 24 (68.57%) Meridio
4 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
5 22 (62.86%) SharePoint
6 20 (57.14%) SQL
7 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
8 17 (48.57%) XML
9 15 (42.86%) Windows
10 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
10 13 (37.14%) .NET
10 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (34.29%) Workflow
11 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
11 12 (34.29%) C#
11 12 (34.29%) MS Office
11 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
11 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
11 12 (34.29%) Web Development
11 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (31.43%) Document Management
12 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
12 11 (31.43%) Web Services
13 10 (28.57%) SLA
13 10 (28.57%) Google
14 9 (25.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 9 (25.71%) DTS
14 9 (25.71%) LDAP
14 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
14 9 (25.71%) OLAP

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IDOL 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 IDOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
2 22 (62.86%) SharePoint
3 8 (22.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (34.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) LDAP
2 6 (17.14%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (25.71%) OLAP
2 9 (25.71%) DTS
3 1 (2.86%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
1 12 (34.29%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Designer
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Search Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) XML
2 13 (37.14%) .NET
3 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
4 11 (31.43%) Web Services
4 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
5 9 (25.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Workflow
1 12 (34.29%) Web Development
2 11 (31.43%) Document Management
3 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Information Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) Information Management
6 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) C#
3 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.14%) VB
4 6 (17.14%) Lua
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Security Cleared
2 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Meridio
2 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Google
4 4 (11.43%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) HP
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