The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Alias products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Alias over the 3 months to 16 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Alias Systems Corporation.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alias
Rank 598 551 591
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +40
Contract jobs citing Alias 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.019% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 - £34.00
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26367 22927 27784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 47.18% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14733 12208 14165
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1107 1212 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Alias
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Alias within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Alias Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Alias
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Alias within the UK.

Alias Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Alias
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Alias within the UK.

Alias Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Alias
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Alias 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 Alias.

1 7 (87.50%) Publishing
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 4 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) OLAP
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Bourne shell
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Game Development
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Xbox
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Games
3 3 (37.50%) Information Management
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Korn
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Validation

Alias
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Alias 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 Alias. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) OLAP
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (37.50%) Game Development
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Information Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (37.50%) Korn
1 3 (37.50%) Bourne shell
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle