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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ProClarity
Rank 594 576 601
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Contract jobs citing ProClarity 18 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.085% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 3
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£500 £456 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
11910 11800 11987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.68% 22.37% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7516 7332 6837
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 198 331
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 10 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 19 September 2014. 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 +22 18 £500 +9.58%
England -1 18 £500 +9.58%
City of London +33 8 £500 +21.21%
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -

ProClarity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 32 (96.97%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (84.85%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (78.79%) Kimball Methodology
4 24 (72.73%) SQL
5 23 (69.70%) Cognos
5 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
6 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
7 18 (54.55%) T-SQL
8 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
8 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (51.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (51.52%) MDX
8 17 (51.52%) User Stories
9 15 (45.45%) Data Modelling
10 14 (42.42%) ETL
11 12 (36.36%) ERwin
11 12 (36.36%) Retail
11 12 (36.36%) Data Mart
11 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
12 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (27.27%) PowerPivot
14 8 (24.24%) OLAP
15 5 (15.15%) Scrum
15 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
15 5 (15.15%) Star Schema
15 5 (15.15%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
15 5 (15.15%) Active Directory

ProClarity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (27.27%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (84.85%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (36.36%) Data Mart
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (24.24%) OLAP
7 5 (15.15%) Star Schema
7 5 (15.15%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (12.12%) QlikView
9 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) ERwin
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
2 15 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 14 (42.42%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Data Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) ETL Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (78.79%) Kimball Methodology
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) User Stories
4 15 (45.45%) Data Modelling
5 14 (42.42%) ETL
6 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) Inmon Methodology
7 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (12.12%) BPMN
8 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.12%) UML
9 3 (9.09%) RUP
9 3 (9.09%) DSDM
10 2 (6.06%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Solvency II
1 4 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Cognos
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
2 5 (15.15%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 4 (12.12%) Actuate
3 4 (12.12%) Informatica
4 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle