The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 155 116 162
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +46
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 50 115 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 1.58% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.90% 6.75% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 100 49
Average daily rate
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£405 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £32.97
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +59.25%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1282 1703 1490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.81% 23.45% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1285 1112
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 21
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £25.00 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £50.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDBMS across the City of London region.

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the City of London region.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS.

1 97 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 68 (70.10%) Oracle
3 65 (67.01%) SQL
4 46 (47.42%) Finance
5 39 (40.21%) Linux
6 34 (35.05%) Banking
7 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
8 31 (31.96%) Oracle Database
9 29 (29.90%) UNIX
10 27 (27.84%) Windows
11 26 (26.80%) Java
12 21 (21.65%) PL/SQL
13 20 (20.62%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (18.56%) Sybase
16 17 (17.53%) Perl
17 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
17 16 (16.49%) Oracle RAC
17 16 (16.49%) Performance Tuning
18 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
20 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
20 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 11g
21 12 (12.37%) Investment Banking
21 12 (12.37%) Data Modelling
21 12 (12.37%) ETL
21 12 (12.37%) C#
21 12 (12.37%) .NET
21 12 (12.37%) DB2
21 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.15%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.06%) CMS
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) JBoss
3 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.03%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.03%) Endur
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) LDAP
1 3 (3.09%) SAN
2 2 (2.06%) DNS
2 2 (2.06%) AMQP
3 1 (1.03%) DHCP
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
3 31 (31.96%) Oracle Database
4 20 (20.62%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (12.37%) DB2
6 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (7.22%) Big Data
8 7 (7.22%) Sybase ASE
9 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (5.15%) MySQL
10 5 (5.15%) OLTP
10 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (4.12%) Star Schema
11 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
11 4 (4.12%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Maven
2 5 (5.15%) Ant
2 5 (5.15%) Subversion
3 4 (4.12%) Selenium
3 4 (4.12%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.06%) JMeter
5 2 (2.06%) JIRA
5 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.06%) LoadUI
5 2 (2.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.03%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.03%) Mockito
6 1 (1.03%) PVCS
6 1 (1.03%) JUnit
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.03%) Toad
General
1 46 (47.42%) Finance
2 34 (35.05%) Banking
3 12 (12.37%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Advertising
5 3 (3.09%) Front Office
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.09%) Retail
6 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.06%) International Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (35.05%) Developer
2 16 (16.49%) DBA
2 16 (16.49%) Architect
3 13 (13.40%) Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Administrator
5 7 (7.22%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.22%) SQL DBA
5 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (5.15%) Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Database Architect
7 5 (5.15%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Sybase DBA
8 4 (4.12%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Tester
8 4 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) .NET
2 11 (11.34%) JSP
2 11 (11.34%) HTML
3 8 (8.25%) XML
4 7 (7.22%) JDBC
5 6 (6.19%) Web Services
6 5 (5.15%) JMS
6 5 (5.15%) JSON
6 5 (5.15%) Spring
7 4 (4.12%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.12%) SOAP
7 4 (4.12%) CSS
8 3 (3.09%) Servlets
8 3 (3.09%) Middleware
8 3 (3.09%) WPF
8 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.09%) Dojo
9 2 (2.06%) Ajax
9 2 (2.06%) XSD
9 2 (2.06%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.34%) Replication
3 8 (8.25%) Data Integration
4 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.19%) Clustering
5 6 (6.19%) Credit Risk
6 4 (4.12%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.12%) Data Conversion
7 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.09%) Economics
7 3 (3.09%) Derivative
8 2 (2.06%) Statistics
8 2 (2.06%) Social Network
8 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.06%) User Experience
8 2 (2.06%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.03%) iPad
9 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 39 (40.21%) Linux
2 29 (29.90%) UNIX
3 27 (27.84%) Windows
4 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.25%) Solaris
5 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.15%) AIX
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.49%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (12.37%) Data Modelling
3 12 (12.37%) ETL
4 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (11.34%) Configuration Management
5 10 (10.31%) Migration
5 10 (10.31%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.28%) SOA
7 8 (8.25%) Data Architecture
8 7 (7.22%) Database Tuning
8 7 (7.22%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.22%) ITIL
8 7 (7.22%) CRM
8 7 (7.22%) Scrum
9 6 (6.19%) Content Management
9 6 (6.19%) Database Security
9 6 (6.19%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (6.19%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.01%) SQL
2 26 (26.80%) Java
3 21 (21.65%) PL/SQL
4 17 (17.53%) Perl
5 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
7 12 (12.37%) C#
8 8 (8.25%) Python
8 8 (8.25%) C++
9 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.12%) VBScript
12 2 (2.06%) VBA
13 1 (1.03%) Scala
13 1 (1.03%) C
13 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.03%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.03%) OCP
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) CCNA
4 1 (1.03%) MCITP
4 1 (1.03%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Basel III
3 1 (1.03%) COREP
3 1 (1.03%) FINREP
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (16.49%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.06%) HDFS
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
4 1 (1.03%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (1.03%) KVM
4 1 (1.03%) RHEV
4 1 (1.03%) Firmware
4 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.06%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.06%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.06%) Control-M
3 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (70.10%) Oracle
2 18 (18.56%) Sybase
3 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.19%) Teradata
5 6 (6.19%) Informatica
6 5 (5.15%) Business Objects
6 5 (5.15%) Cognos
6 5 (5.15%) IBM
7 3 (3.09%) Tableau
7 3 (3.09%) HP
7 3 (3.09%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (2.06%) VMware
8 2 (2.06%) Perforce
8 2 (2.06%) FatWire
8 2 (2.06%) Google
8 2 (2.06%) Sun
8 2 (2.06%) BMC
8 2 (2.06%) Veritas
8 2 (2.06%) Siebel
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