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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataFlux
Rank 586 554 572
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +18
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 13 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.036% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.050% 0.077% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 15
Average daily rate
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£398 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
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
26059 24621 26922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.28% 46.93% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 13594 13671
Average daily rate £385 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1103 1099 1368
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 2014.

DataFlux Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataFlux
Top 16 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 21 August 2014. 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 -21 13 £398 +1.92% 6
London +12 10 £398 -5.35% 5
City of London +30 4 £398 - 3
South East - 3 - -
South West - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) ETL
2 13 (46.43%) SAS
3 12 (42.86%) Informatica
4 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (35.71%) Trillium
5 10 (35.71%) Data Management
5 10 (35.71%) Data Quality
6 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
6 9 (32.14%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 8 (28.57%) SAP
7 8 (28.57%) Migration
8 7 (25.00%) Banking
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (25.00%) Data Migration
9 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle
10 5 (17.86%) IBM
10 5 (17.86%) Degree
10 5 (17.86%) Data Governance
10 5 (17.86%) Analytics
10 5 (17.86%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (17.86%) Master Data Management
11 4 (14.29%) Siebel
11 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) DataStage
11 4 (14.29%) Validation

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 13 (46.43%) SAS
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (10.71%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP MDM
1 1 (3.57%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.86%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (14.29%) DataStage
5 3 (10.71%) Siebel EIM
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.14%) MS Access
6 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Advertising
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
1 9 (32.14%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Business Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Data Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) HR Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) DBA
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ETL
2 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (35.71%) Data Management
4 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
4 9 (32.14%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (28.57%) Migration
6 7 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 5 (17.86%) Analytics
7 5 (17.86%) Master Data Management
7 5 (17.86%) Data Governance
8 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
8 4 (14.29%) Data Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Validation
8 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.71%) CRM
9 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Data Validation
9 3 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) VBA
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) C
3 2 (7.14%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Informatica
2 10 (35.71%) Trillium
3 8 (28.57%) SAP
4 5 (17.86%) IBM
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) Datanomic
5 4 (14.29%) Ab Initio
5 4 (14.29%) Teradata
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Siebel
6 3 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (10.71%) Tableau
7 1 (3.57%) Talend
7 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.57%) Hyperion