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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 160 128 173
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +45
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 45 97 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 1.32% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.37% 5.69% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 78 36
Average daily rate
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£475 £506 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £335 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £700 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.37%
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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
1335 1704 1593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.57% 23.21% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1264 1177
Average daily rate £450 £450 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £18.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £59.87 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 69 (69.00%) Oracle
3 64 (64.00%) SQL
4 42 (42.00%) Finance
5 37 (37.00%) Linux
5 37 (37.00%) Banking
6 34 (34.00%) SQL Server
7 31 (31.00%) Oracle Database
8 27 (27.00%) UNIX
9 24 (24.00%) Java
10 23 (23.00%) PL/SQL
11 20 (20.00%) Windows
12 19 (19.00%) Sybase
13 18 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (16.00%) Investment Banking
16 15 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
17 14 (14.00%) Perl
18 13 (13.00%) Shell Script
18 13 (13.00%) Data Modelling
19 12 (12.00%) .NET
19 12 (12.00%) XML
19 12 (12.00%) Degree
20 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database 11g
20 11 (11.00%) Business Objects
20 11 (11.00%) HTML
20 11 (11.00%) C#
20 11 (11.00%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Endur
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.00%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) SAN
2 3 (3.00%) LDAP
3 2 (2.00%) AMQP
4 1 (1.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.00%) Firewall
4 1 (1.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.00%) HTTP
4 1 (1.00%) DNS
4 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 34 (34.00%) SQL Server
3 31 (31.00%) Oracle Database
4 18 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (11.00%) DB2
5 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (9.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (7.00%) Sybase ASE
9 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (5.00%) MySQL
11 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (4.00%) Hadoop
11 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
11 4 (4.00%) OLTP
11 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.00%) Subversion
1 4 (4.00%) Maven
2 3 (3.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.00%) Ant
2 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.00%) Selenium
3 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.00%) Toad
3 2 (2.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.00%) JMeter
3 2 (2.00%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.00%) Mockito
4 1 (1.00%) ERwin
4 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.00%) JIRA
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 42 (42.00%) Finance
2 37 (37.00%) Banking
3 16 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.00%) Front Office
5 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) International Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.00%) Advertising
6 2 (2.00%) Games
7 1 (1.00%) Back Office
7 1 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (39.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Architect
3 14 (14.00%) Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) DBA
5 8 (8.00%) Administrator
6 7 (7.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.00%) SQL DBA
7 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Database Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Sybase DBA
8 5 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (3.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.00%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) .NET
1 12 (12.00%) XML
2 11 (11.00%) HTML
3 8 (8.00%) CSS
4 7 (7.00%) JSP
4 7 (7.00%) Spring
5 6 (6.00%) JSON
5 6 (6.00%) JDBC
5 6 (6.00%) Web Services
5 6 (6.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.00%) JMS
6 5 (5.00%) Middleware
7 4 (4.00%) J2EE
8 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.00%) Servlets
8 3 (3.00%) SOAP
9 2 (2.00%) XSD
9 2 (2.00%) ODBC
9 2 (2.00%) Ajax
9 2 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Replication
2 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (6.00%) Credit Risk
4 5 (5.00%) Clustering
5 4 (4.00%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.00%) Economics
6 3 (3.00%) Derivative
6 3 (3.00%) Statistics
6 3 (3.00%) Data Conversion
6 3 (3.00%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.00%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.00%) Social Network
8 1 (1.00%) Swaptions
8 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.00%) Physics
8 1 (1.00%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.00%) Linux
2 27 (27.00%) UNIX
3 20 (20.00%) Windows
4 9 (9.00%) Solaris
5 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.00%) AIX
8 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (13.00%) Data Modelling
4 10 (10.00%) ETL
5 9 (9.00%) Validation
5 9 (9.00%) SOA
6 8 (8.00%) Migration
6 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 8 (8.00%) Data Architecture
7 7 (7.00%) Data Validation
7 7 (7.00%) Data Migration
7 7 (7.00%) Data Analysis
7 7 (7.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.00%) Scrum
7 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.00%) OO
8 6 (6.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.00%) Database Tuning
9 5 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (64.00%) SQL
2 24 (24.00%) Java
3 23 (23.00%) PL/SQL
4 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.00%) Perl
5 13 (13.00%) Shell Script
6 11 (11.00%) C#
7 7 (7.00%) VBA
7 7 (7.00%) Python
8 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.00%) C++
8 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.00%) VBScript
9 3 (3.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.00%) RHCE
3 1 (1.00%) MCITP
3 1 (1.00%) CFA
3 1 (1.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.00%) CCNA
3 1 (1.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) Basel III
2 1 (1.00%) COREP
2 1 (1.00%) FINREP
2 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.00%) HDFS
4 1 (1.00%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.00%) Puppet
3 3 (3.00%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (3.00%) Control-M
4 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 69 (69.00%) Oracle
2 19 (19.00%) Sybase
3 11 (11.00%) Business Objects
4 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.00%) Hyperion
6 5 (5.00%) Informatica
6 5 (5.00%) Teradata
6 5 (5.00%) Cognos
7 4 (4.00%) IBM
8 3 (3.00%) BMC
8 3 (3.00%) Google
8 3 (3.00%) VMware
8 3 (3.00%) Tableau
9 2 (2.00%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.00%) JBoss
10 1 (1.00%) Cisco
10 1 (1.00%) Actuate
10 1 (1.00%) Akamai
10 1 (1.00%) 29West
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