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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DataFlux
UK
Rank 593 615 583
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 2 3 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.014% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 21
Median daily rate £343 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% +3.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -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
20350 21582 22699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.46% 43.26% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12452 12661 13331
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 863 1010
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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
Top 7 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +13 2 £343 -19.41% 2
Staines - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £343 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £343 -
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £343 -

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) Informatica
2 4 (66.67%) Data Management
2 4 (66.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos
4 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Trillium
4 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (33.33%) SPSS
4 2 (33.33%) DataStage
4 2 (33.33%) Netezza
4 2 (33.33%) Business Development
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Spotfire
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) QlikView
4 2 (33.33%) Ab Initio
4 2 (33.33%) Teradata

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 4 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (33.33%) DataStage
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (33.33%) OLAP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) Spotfire
4 1 (16.67%) Base SAS
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) HBase
4 1 (16.67%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Database Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Product Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Conversion
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Management
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
4 1 (16.67%) Market Research
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) R
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Informatica
3 2 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (33.33%) Netezza
3 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (33.33%) Teradata
3 2 (33.33%) Trillium