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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataFlux
Rank 592 578 529
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -49
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 8 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.031% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.069% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 15
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £274 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +4.45%
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
25335 24686 22668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 45.32% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14466 13932 12019
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1097 1061 1208
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.81 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 2015.

DataFlux Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataFlux
Top 6 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 1 May 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 -17 8 £463 +32.14% 2
London -10 6 £500 +42.85% 2
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 27 (61.36%) ETL
2 20 (45.45%) Data Management
2 20 (45.45%) Data Quality
3 17 (38.64%) Web Services
4 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
4 15 (34.09%) Siebel
4 15 (34.09%) Trillium
5 14 (31.82%) Informatica
5 14 (31.82%) Oracle
5 14 (31.82%) SQL
6 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
6 13 (29.55%) Finance
7 12 (27.27%) SAS
7 12 (27.27%) Data Integration
8 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (22.73%) Migration
9 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
10 9 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (20.45%) Data Migration
10 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
11 8 (18.18%) Data Governance
11 8 (18.18%) Data Structures
11 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 8 (18.18%) CRM
12 7 (15.91%) SOA
12 7 (15.91%) Quality Management
13 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
14 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
14 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (27.27%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP MDM
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Siebel Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.55%) DB2
5 2 (4.55%) Base SAS
5 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.27%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.27%) QlikView
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) ERwin
2 2 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Data Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Data Quality Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Quality Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 5 (11.36%) SAS Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Data Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Data Integration Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Environment Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Data Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Project Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Data Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Data Quality Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Quality Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Data Integration
2 8 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.82%) Taxonomies
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) DTV
4 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.27%) FMCG
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) ETL
2 20 (45.45%) Data Management
3 10 (22.73%) Migration
4 9 (20.45%) Data Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Data Governance
5 8 (18.18%) CRM
6 7 (15.91%) SOA
6 7 (15.91%) Quality Management
7 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
8 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) Data Architecture
9 4 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Analytics
10 3 (6.82%) Validation
10 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) SAS Macro
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (45.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Siebel
1 15 (34.09%) Trillium
2 14 (31.82%) Informatica
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle
3 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.36%) HP
4 5 (11.36%) Ab Initio
5 4 (9.09%) IBM
6 3 (6.82%) SAP
6 3 (6.82%) OpenText
6 3 (6.82%) Teradata
7 2 (4.55%) Embarcadero
7 2 (4.55%) Tableau
7 2 (4.55%) Netezza
7 2 (4.55%) Talend
7 2 (4.55%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.27%) Datanomic
8 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy