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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataFlux
Rank 567 530 548
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +18
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 25 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.078% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.17% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 5
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£410 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £365 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014.

DataFlux Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataFlux
Top 9 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 24 December 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 -43 25 £410 +2.50% 3
London +8 14 £418 -5.11% 1
Oxfordshire -18 11 £400 +8.10%
Oxford -19 11 £400 +8.10%
South East -37 11 £400 +8.10%
City of London +2 2 £419 -1.47%
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (69.44%) ETL
2 24 (66.67%) Data Management
3 16 (44.44%) SAS
3 16 (44.44%) SQL
4 13 (36.11%) Oracle
4 13 (36.11%) Web Services
4 13 (36.11%) Informatica
4 13 (36.11%) Data Quality
5 11 (30.56%) Trillium
5 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (25.00%) Data Integration
8 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (19.44%) Migration
9 7 (19.44%) Siebel
9 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
9 7 (19.44%) Analytics
10 6 (16.67%) Data Governance
10 6 (16.67%) Ab Initio
11 5 (13.89%) DataStage
11 5 (13.89%) Teradata
11 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (13.89%) IBM
11 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
11 5 (13.89%) Tableau
11 5 (13.89%) PowerPivot
11 5 (13.89%) Data Analytics

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (44.44%) SAS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) PowerPivot
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.89%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (13.89%) DataStage
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.56%) QlikView
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.78%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Advertising
1 4 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) SAS Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Quality Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Data Integration Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) ETL
2 24 (66.67%) Data Management
3 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (19.44%) Migration
4 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
4 7 (19.44%) Analytics
5 6 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 5 (13.89%) Data Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) Master Data Management
6 5 (13.89%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (13.89%) Data Architecture
6 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) Validation
7 4 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (8.33%) SOA
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) C
4 3 (8.33%) C++
4 3 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
1 13 (36.11%) Informatica
2 11 (30.56%) Trillium
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Siebel
5 6 (16.67%) Ab Initio
6 5 (13.89%) Teradata
6 5 (13.89%) Tableau
6 5 (13.89%) Datanomic
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
7 4 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (5.56%) HP
9 1 (2.78%) Open Text
9 1 (2.78%) SAP