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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ProClarity
Rank 586 579 549
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -30
Contract jobs citing ProClarity 23 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.023% 0.012%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.11% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 6
Average daily rate
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£455 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +11.11%
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
12350 11175 10514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.51% 21.12% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8092 6953 6312
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 168 224
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

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
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 6 July 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 -1 23 £455 -9.00% 2
London +10 18 £461 -7.75% 1
City of London +4 12 £463 -7.50%
Essex - 5 £400 -
East of England - 5 £400 -
Chelmsford - 4 £400 -

ProClarity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (92.59%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 24 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (81.48%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
5 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
6 16 (59.26%) SQL
7 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (48.15%) DTS
8 13 (48.15%) Cognos
9 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
9 11 (40.74%) MicroStrategy
9 11 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (33.33%) Retail
11 9 (33.33%) Scrum
11 9 (33.33%) C#
11 9 (33.33%) .NET
11 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (29.63%) VB
13 7 (25.93%) Change Management
14 6 (22.22%) Finance
14 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
15 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (14.81%) Line Management
16 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
17 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
17 2 (7.41%) System Testing

ProClarity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Sage BI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 22 (81.48%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
5 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (48.15%) DTS
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (7.41%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (7.41%) QlikView
11 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (33.33%) Retail
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Developer
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 8 (29.63%) Support Analyst
6 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
7 5 (18.52%) Business Support Analyst
8 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
9 2 (7.41%) DBA
9 2 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
9 2 (7.41%) Programmer
9 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) Business Data Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
10 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) Line Management
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) System Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Validation
7 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
8 1 (3.70%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) T-SQL
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (29.63%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) Cognos
3 11 (40.74%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (7.41%) Sage
4 2 (7.41%) Infragistics
5 1 (3.70%) Thunderhead
5 1 (3.70%) Capita
5 1 (3.70%) CODA