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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DataFlux
Rank 616 640 609
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 5 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.017% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 18
Median daily rate £438 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £360 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -12.50%
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
22681 23630 25254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.58% 42.79% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13869 14919
Median daily rate £420 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 868 981 1214
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
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 7 December 2016.

DataFlux Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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
England +24 5 £438 +9.37%
London -3 2 £525 +16.66%
Warwick - 2 £346 -
City of London - 2 £525 -
Warwickshire - 2 £346 -
West Midlands - 2 £346 -
South East - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) ETL
2 8 (80.00%) SAS
2 8 (80.00%) Informatica
2 8 (80.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 7 (70.00%) Data Quality
4 6 (60.00%) SPSS
4 6 (60.00%) Trillium
4 6 (60.00%) Data Mining
5 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (40.00%) Data Management
7 3 (30.00%) Statistics
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (30.00%) OLAP
7 3 (30.00%) Teradata
7 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
8 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Ab Initio
8 2 (20.00%) DataStage
8 2 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (20.00%) IBM
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) Cognos

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 8 (80.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SPSS
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Data Mining
3 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) OLAP
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
5 2 (20.00%) DataStage
5 2 (20.00%) DB2
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (20.00%) Pentaho
5 2 (20.00%) QlikView
5 2 (20.00%) Spotfire
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Data Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Data Quality Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) ETL Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Database Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Administrator
6 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) ETL Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) SPSS Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (30.00%) Statistics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Business Development
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Structured Programming
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Informatica
3 6 (60.00%) Trillium
4 3 (30.00%) Teradata
5 2 (20.00%) Ab Initio
5 2 (20.00%) Cognos
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (20.00%) Netezza
5 2 (20.00%) Tableau