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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ProClarity
Rank 605 601 565
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -36
Contract jobs citing ProClarity 23 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.18% 0.12% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 11
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£450 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £468 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
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
12700 11699 11148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.40% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8291 7242 6806
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 183 225
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £17.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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 30 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 -20 23 £450 -10.00% 1
London +4 18 £460 -8.00%
City of London -6 11 £463 -7.50%
Essex - 5 £400 - 1
East of England - 5 £400 - 1
Chelmsford - 4 £400 -

ProClarity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (89.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 24 (85.71%) T-SQL
5 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
5 22 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (57.14%) SQL
7 16 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (46.43%) DTS
8 13 (46.43%) Cognos
9 11 (39.29%) MicroStrategy
9 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
9 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (35.71%) Retail
10 10 (35.71%) .NET
10 10 (35.71%) C#
11 9 (32.14%) Scrum
11 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (28.57%) Change Management
12 8 (28.57%) VB
13 7 (25.00%) Finance
14 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
15 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (14.29%) Line Management
17 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
18 2 (7.14%) Sage
18 2 (7.14%) ETL

ProClarity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Sage BI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (89.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 22 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (46.43%) DTS
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (7.14%) QlikView
10 2 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
11 1 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
11 1 (3.57%) OLAP
11 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (35.71%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Developer
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 8 (28.57%) Support Analyst
6 6 (21.43%) Business Analyst
7 5 (17.86%) Business Support Analyst
8 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Business Developer
9 2 (7.14%) DBA
9 2 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
9 2 (7.14%) Programmer
9 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
10 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
10 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Extraction
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) Line Management
7 2 (7.14%) OOP
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) ETL
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) System Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.57%) Document Management
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) CRM
8 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 8 (28.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Cognos
3 11 (39.29%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (7.14%) Sage
4 2 (7.14%) Infragistics
5 1 (3.57%) Thunderhead
5 1 (3.57%) Capita
5 1 (3.57%) CODA
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase