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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataFlux over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DataFlux
Rank 138 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.042% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.094% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £392 -
% change year-on-year
-4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DataFlux
England

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
1505 1064 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.60% 44.63% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 570 542
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 76 86
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.85 £34.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

DataFlux
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing DataFlux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

DataFlux Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DataFlux
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

DataFlux
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataFlux within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -1 4 £388 -13.88%
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
DataFlux
England

DataFlux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DataFlux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DataFlux.

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 10 (90.91%) Trillium
2 10 (90.91%) Informatica
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
5 5 (45.45%) ETL
5 5 (45.45%) SAS
6 4 (36.36%) Data Mining
6 4 (36.36%) SPSS
7 3 (27.27%) DB2
7 3 (27.27%) Data Management
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle EDQ
7 3 (27.27%) Statistics
7 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Change Control
8 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
9 1 (9.09%) Unix
9 1 (9.09%) AIX
9 1 (9.09%) Linux
9 1 (9.09%) Client/Server

DataFlux
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) Data Mining
4 3 (27.27%) DB2
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
6 1 (9.09%) OLAP
6 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Data Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Data Quality Analyst
3 7 (63.64%) Quality Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Data Quality Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) ETL Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) SPSS Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SPSS Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Statistics
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
2 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Structured Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Informatica
2 10 (90.91%) Trillium
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata