The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of DataFlux 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 DataFlux over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAS DataFlux.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DataFlux
Rank 650 622 600
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -22
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 8 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.016% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.036% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Average daily rate £345 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £408 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £553 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24677 25304 24663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15153 14374 13866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1113 1062
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

DataFlux
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DataFlux Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DataFlux
Daily Rate Trend

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

DataFlux Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DataFlux
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataFlux within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

DataFlux Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataFlux
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataFlux within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -30 8 £345 -25.40%
West Midlands -3 4 £375 -6.25%
Bedfordshire - 2 £333 -
Warwickshire - 2 £375 -
East of England - 2 £333 -
Birmingham -1 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £308 -
North West - 1 £475 -
Sheffield - 1 £308 -
Warwick - 1 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £308 -
Manchester - 1 £475 -

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DataFlux 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 DataFlux.

1 12 (80.00%) Data Quality
2 11 (73.33%) Data Management
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) SAS
4 8 (53.33%) Trillium
4 8 (53.33%) Data Governance
5 7 (46.67%) IBM InfoSphere
6 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (40.00%) IBM
7 5 (33.33%) Informatica
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) ERwin
7 5 (33.33%) Quality Management
7 5 (33.33%) Analytics
7 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle EDQ
8 4 (26.67%) Data Structures
8 4 (26.67%) Data Mapping
8 4 (26.67%) Information Management
8 4 (26.67%) Data Mining
9 3 (20.00%) DB2
9 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
9 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
9 3 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
10 2 (13.33%) Degree
10 2 (13.33%) Teradata
10 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DataFlux 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 DataFlux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (26.67%) Data Mining
3 3 (20.00%) DB2
3 3 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Power BI
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) ERwin
2 1 (6.67%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Data Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) Data Quality Analyst
4 7 (46.67%) Quality Analyst
5 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (13.33%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (13.33%) Data Manager
7 2 (13.33%) Data Quality Business Analyst
7 2 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Data Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
8 1 (6.67%) Data Quality Consultant
8 1 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Data Management
2 8 (53.33%) Data Governance
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) Analytics
4 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 4 (26.67%) Data Mapping
5 4 (26.67%) Information Management
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) Change Control
8 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
8 1 (6.67%) ETL
8 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
1 8 (53.33%) Trillium
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Informatica
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Teradata
5 1 (6.67%) Talend