The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataFlux
Rank 583 548 561
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 10 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.039% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.083% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 16
Average daily rate
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£449 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.66% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £295 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - £313 £335
% change year-on-year
- -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24989 24067 26976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.71% 47.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13040 13656
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 1204 1387
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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 -38 10 £449 +19.66% 6
London +4 7 £449 -4.52% 4
City of London +15 3 £398 -15.42% 2
South East - 3 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) SAS
3 10 (35.71%) ETL
4 9 (32.14%) Migration
4 9 (32.14%) Data Management
4 9 (32.14%) Trillium
4 9 (32.14%) Informatica
4 9 (32.14%) Data Cleansing
4 9 (32.14%) Data Quality
5 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 8 (28.57%) SAP
6 7 (25.00%) Banking
6 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) CRM
9 4 (14.29%) Siebel
9 4 (14.29%) Teradata
9 4 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (10.71%) Degree
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (10.71%) Analytics
10 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Siebel EIM
10 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.14%) MS Access

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SalesLogix
2 1 (3.57%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) Siebel EIM
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) MS Access
4 2 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.57%) DataStage
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Consultant
3 8 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Business Data Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Data Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) HR Data Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (7.14%) SAS Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Senior SQL DBA
8 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.57%) Migration Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) DBA
8 1 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Business Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
8 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ETL
2 9 (32.14%) Migration
2 9 (32.14%) Data Management
2 9 (32.14%) Data Cleansing
3 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) CRM
5 4 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Release Management
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management
7 2 (7.14%) Data Governance
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VB
2 2 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) R
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Trillium
1 9 (32.14%) Informatica
2 8 (28.57%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) Teradata
4 4 (14.29%) Siebel
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Ab Initio
5 2 (7.14%) Talend
5 2 (7.14%) Datanomic
6 1 (3.57%) Netezza
6 1 (3.57%) Unica
6 1 (3.57%) Tableau
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (3.57%) TIBCO