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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ProClarity
Rank 589 579 562
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing ProClarity 4 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.035% 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.033% 0.16% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
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£325 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £450
% change year-on-year
- -38.88%
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
12078 12215 10565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.61% 21.67% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7817 7646 6449
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 196 206
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ProClarity within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

ProClarity Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 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 17 April 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
London -10 4 £325 -35.00%
England -20 4 £325 -35.00%

ProClarity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Cognos
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) OLAP
5 2 (33.33%) Infragistics
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (33.33%) DTS
6 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management

ProClarity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) DTS
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (33.33%) OLAP
6 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (16.67%) QlikView
6 1 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) DSDM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Infragistics
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft