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 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataFlux
Rank 605 598 563
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -35
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 15 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.024% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.060% 0.053% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 10
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£383 £398 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £391 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £469 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £392 - £331
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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

DataFlux Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataFlux
Top 13 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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 -23 15 £383 -3.77% 6
London -4 8 £360 -9.43% 1
South East -9 4 £383 - 1
Staines +4 3 £379 -
Surrey -2 3 £379 - 1
City of London -12 2 £401 +0.94% 1
Slough - 1 £401 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
Warwick - 1 £450 -
Leicestershire - 1 £275 -
Berkshire - 1 £401 -

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (58.33%) SAS
2 10 (41.67%) ETL
3 9 (37.50%) Informatica
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (29.17%) Data Quality
6 6 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Trillium
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 3 (12.50%) CRM
9 3 (12.50%) Siebel
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) Data Management
9 3 (12.50%) QA
9 3 (12.50%) Validation
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
9 3 (12.50%) SDLC
10 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
10 2 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (8.33%) Analytics

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (58.33%) SAS
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (8.33%) PowerCenter
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (4.17%) Essbase
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
7 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (4.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ERwin
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) SAS Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modeller
6 1 (4.17%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SAS Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Data Quality Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Quality Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ETL
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Data Management
4 3 (12.50%) Validation
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
3 1 (4.17%) SAS Macro
3 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Informatica
2 5 (20.83%) Trillium
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Siebel
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.17%) Ab Initio
5 1 (4.17%) Datanomic
5 1 (4.17%) IBM