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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataFlux
Rank 601 585 532
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -53
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 12 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.013% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.029% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 13
Average daily rate
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£368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 - £313
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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 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 3 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 -26 12 £368 +5.00% 6
London -13 6 £355 +1.42% 2
South East - 4 £383 -
Surrey - 3 £379 -
Staines - 3 £379 -
City of London -9 1 £355 +1.42%
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
Warwick - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £401 -
Leicestershire - 1 £275 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 £401 -

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 (45.16%) ETL
2 13 (41.94%) Data Quality
3 12 (38.71%) SAS
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (32.26%) Informatica
5 10 (32.26%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) Trillium
6 9 (29.03%) Data Integration
7 8 (25.81%) Siebel
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) Migration
8 7 (22.58%) Data Migration
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (19.35%) Data Structures
9 6 (19.35%) SDLC
9 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
9 6 (19.35%) CRM
9 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
10 5 (16.13%) Data Governance
11 4 (12.90%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle
11 4 (12.90%) Web Services
11 4 (12.90%) SOA
11 4 (12.90%) Data Management
11 4 (12.90%) Quality Management
12 3 (9.68%) Ab Initio

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (38.71%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP MDM
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) DB2
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
6 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) ERwin
2 2 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Developer
3 6 (19.35%) SAS Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Data Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Data Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Quality Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Data Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Data Quality Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Data Quality Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Data Integration Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Governance Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Data Quality Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Governance Manager
6 2 (6.45%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Integration
2 6 (19.35%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.45%) DTV
3 2 (6.45%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) FMCG
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ETL
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Data Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (19.35%) CRM
4 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
4 6 (19.35%) SDLC
5 5 (16.13%) Data Governance
6 4 (12.90%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (12.90%) Data Management
6 4 (12.90%) SOA
6 4 (12.90%) Quality Management
7 3 (9.68%) Information Management
7 3 (9.68%) Validation
7 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Informatica
2 9 (29.03%) Trillium
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Siebel
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Ab Initio
6 2 (6.45%) Teradata
6 2 (6.45%) Netezza
6 2 (6.45%) Talend
6 2 (6.45%) Hortonworks
6 2 (6.45%) Embarcadero
6 2 (6.45%) OpenText
7 1 (3.23%) Datanomic