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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataFlux over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DataFlux
UK
Rank 589 619 581
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -38
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 5 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.019% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.045% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 23
Median daily rate £380 £360 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -13.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £327 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £483 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20200 22429 23591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.54% 43.13% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 13422 13583
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 838 962
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +21.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

DataFlux
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DataFlux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataFlux within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
England +39 5 £380 +5.55%
London +24 2 £394 -21.25%
North West +19 2 £380 -20.00%
Blackburn - 2 £380 -
Lancashire - 2 £380 -
South East - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DataFlux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DataFlux.

1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) SAS
1 7 (70.00%) Data Management
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 6 (60.00%) Informatica
2 6 (60.00%) Master Data Management
3 5 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Trillium
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Tableau
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Data Conversion
6 2 (20.00%) Pentaho
6 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (20.00%) Netezza
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Teradata
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (70.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) SPSS
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (20.00%) DataStage
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (20.00%) OLAP
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (20.00%) Pentaho
4 2 (20.00%) QlikView
4 2 (20.00%) Spotfire
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) HBase
5 1 (10.00%) SAS EBI
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Data Quality Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Database Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Data Management
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 6 (60.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Conversion
4 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
5 1 (10.00%) Market Research
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Informatica
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Trillium
4 2 (20.00%) Ab Initio
4 2 (20.00%) Cognos
4 2 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (20.00%) Netezza
4 2 (20.00%) Tableau
4 2 (20.00%) Teradata
5 1 (10.00%) Talend