The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of DataFlux products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataFlux over the 3 months to 31 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAS DataFlux.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DataFlux
Rank 117 - 96
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.038% - 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.075% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £381 £393
% change year-on-year
+24.59% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1327 1092 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.82% 49.19% 47.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 518 359
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 74 128
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.85 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.80% -40.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DataFlux across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

DataFlux Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DataFlux across the West Midlands region.

DataFlux Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing DataFlux 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 DataFlux.

1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Metadata Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing DataFlux 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 DataFlux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modeller
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Metadata Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio