The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 251 270 249
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing ODBC 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% 0.020% 0.097%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.043% 0.079% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £300 £296 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -15.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ODBC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2329 2539 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.95% 25.70% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 1684 1281
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing ODBC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ODBC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ODBC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ODBC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ODBC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ODBC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesex - 1 £300 -
ODBC
England

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ODBC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for ODBC.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Intranet
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) MCDST
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 3 (42.86%) Sybase
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) AS400
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
3 2 (28.57%) Sage
4 1 (14.29%) SAML
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) CMS

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (14.29%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
2 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Sage 500 Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Sage Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) AS400
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) CMDB
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) PLM
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCDST
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sybase
2 2 (28.57%) Sage
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Siemens