The table below looks at the statistics for ProClarity skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProClarity over the 3 months to 3 September 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ProClarity
Rank 618 600 589
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing ProClarity 12 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.028% 0.019%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.091% 0.13% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 10
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£463 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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 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
13194 12124 11888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.60% 21.45% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8683 7513 7343
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 186 208
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.91 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

ProClarity
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ProClarity within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

ProClarity Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ProClarity
Daily Rate Trend

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

ProClarity Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ProClarity
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ProClarity Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ProClarity
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProClarity within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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 -14 12 £463 -7.50% 1
London -14 10 £463 -7.50% 1
City of London +10 7 £488 -2.50%
East of England - 2 £400 -
Essex - 2 £400 -
Chelmsford - 1 £400 -

ProClarity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ProClarity 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 ProClarity.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 29 (96.67%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (93.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (86.67%) T-SQL
5 25 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
6 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
7 18 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (53.33%) Cognos
9 15 (50.00%) SQL
10 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
10 14 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (40.00%) DTS
11 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (36.67%) MicroStrategy
13 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (33.33%) Retail
14 9 (30.00%) Scrum
14 9 (30.00%) .NET
14 9 (30.00%) C#
15 8 (26.67%) VB
15 8 (26.67%) Change Management
16 7 (23.33%) Finance
17 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
18 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 4 (13.33%) Line Management
19 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
19 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
20 2 (6.67%) Sage
20 2 (6.67%) ETL

ProClarity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ProClarity 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 ProClarity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Sage BI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (93.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 25 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (40.00%) DTS
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (6.67%) QlikView
9 2 (6.67%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
10 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.33%) OLAP
10 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Retail
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Developer
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 11 (36.67%) Analyst
5 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 8 (26.67%) Support Analyst
7 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
8 5 (16.67%) Business Support Analyst
9 3 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (6.67%) Business Developer
10 2 (6.67%) DBA
10 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
10 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
11 1 (3.33%) Programmer
11 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
11 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
11 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
11 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
11 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) MDX
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
5 8 (26.67%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Line Management
7 2 (6.67%) Validation
7 2 (6.67%) ETL
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) System Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.33%) Document Management
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
8 1 (3.33%) OO
8 1 (3.33%) CRM
8 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) T-SQL
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) Cognos
3 11 (36.67%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (6.67%) Sage
5 1 (3.33%) Infragistics
5 1 (3.33%) Thunderhead
5 1 (3.33%) Capita
5 1 (3.33%) CODA
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase