The table below looks at the statistics for IDOL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IDOL over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP IDOL
Rank 642 609 591
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -18
Contract jobs citing IDOL 9 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.028% 0.037%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.077% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Median daily rate £550 £425 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £325 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £348
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 Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11655 12454 12033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.77% 23.00% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7920 8087 7666
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 163 208
Median hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.91 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

IDOL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IDOL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

IDOL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IDOL
Daily Rate Trend

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

IDOL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IDOL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IDOL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IDOL
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IDOL within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Belfast - 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
County Antrim - 7 - -
England -21 2 £550 +29.41% 1
London -23 2 £550 +29.41% 1

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IDOL 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 IDOL.

1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) VMware ESX
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) EDRMS
3 7 (63.64%) Symantec
3 7 (63.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (63.64%) Dell
3 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) CommVault
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (63.64%) VB
3 7 (63.64%) Altiris
3 7 (63.64%) Meridio
3 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) SolarWinds
3 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (63.64%) Dell Compellent
4 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) CRM
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Data Management
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing

IDOL
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 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) FileNet
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) EDRMS
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) CRM
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Records Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) E-Discovery
4 1 (9.09%) Presales
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) VB
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Altiris
3 7 (63.64%) CommVault
3 7 (63.64%) Dell
3 7 (63.64%) Dell Compellent
3 7 (63.64%) Meridio
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) SolarWinds
3 7 (63.64%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) iManage
5 1 (9.09%) Recommind
5 1 (9.09%) Vertica
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