The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ADO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 268 259
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9  
Contract jobs citing ADO 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.047% 0.042% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £305 £338 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.62% -43.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £360 £550
% change year-on-year -5.55% -34.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ADO is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2109 2395 2371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.29% 26.68% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5889 5571 5609
Median daily rate £403 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 192 66
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.63 £12.25 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

ADO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ADO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ADO in the South East

ADO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ADO in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ADO in the South East

ADO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADO in the South East

ADO
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire - 1 £305 -
ADO
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ADO 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 South East region with a requirement for ADO.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP

ADO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware