The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of i2 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 i2 over the 3 months to 22 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 i2 Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
i2
Rank 600 580 544
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -36
Contract jobs citing i2 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.008% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £290 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.03% -53.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £170 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £410 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £440 £416
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +5.70%
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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

i2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing i2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

i2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

i2
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing i2 within the UK.

i2 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

i2
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing i2 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

i2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

i2
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing i2 within the UK.

i2 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

i2
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing i2 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 6 £650 +124.13% 1
London -7 2 £650 +364.28%
Salisbury - 2 £400 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £400 -
City of London - 2 £650 -
South West - 2 £400 -
West Midlands - 2 - -

i2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing i2 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 i2.

1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) IBM
5 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (42.86%) SOA
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Information Security
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) XSLT
7 3 (21.43%) UML
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Military
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) MODAF
7 3 (21.43%) SysML
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (14.29%) Big Data
8 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro

i2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing i2 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 i2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (21.43%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Data Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) SAS Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Rapid Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 2 (14.29%) GIS
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) MODAF
3 3 (21.43%) SysML
4 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) RAD
5 1 (7.14%) EAI
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Process Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos