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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 159 129 178
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +49
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 44 107 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 1.49% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.37% 6.52% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 88 43
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £346 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £700 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +41.08%
RDBMS
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
1305 1640 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.10% 22.91% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1223 1172
Average daily rate £450 £435 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 19
Average hourly rate £44.50 £36.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.91% +12.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 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 16 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 90 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 65 (72.22%) Oracle
3 56 (62.22%) SQL
4 39 (43.33%) Finance
5 37 (41.11%) Linux
6 33 (36.67%) Banking
7 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
8 25 (27.78%) UNIX
9 24 (26.67%) Oracle Database
10 23 (25.56%) Java
11 22 (24.44%) Windows
12 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (21.11%) Sybase
14 18 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (17.78%) PL/SQL
15 16 (17.78%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 15 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (15.56%) Investment Banking
18 13 (14.44%) Degree
19 12 (13.33%) Shell Script
19 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
20 11 (12.22%) Data Modelling
20 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (12.22%) Perl
20 11 (12.22%) HTML
20 11 (12.22%) C#
20 11 (12.22%) .NET
20 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 11g
21 10 (11.11%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Endur
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) LDAP
1 3 (3.33%) SAN
2 2 (2.22%) AMQP
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
3 24 (26.67%) Oracle Database
4 18 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (11.11%) DB2
7 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (7.78%) Sybase ASE
9 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (5.56%) MySQL
11 4 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (4.44%) OLTP
11 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
12 3 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Subversion
1 4 (4.44%) Maven
2 3 (3.33%) Ant
2 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.22%) Toad
3 2 (2.22%) Selenium
3 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.22%) JMeter
3 2 (2.22%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.11%) Mockito
4 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.11%) ERwin
General
1 39 (43.33%) Finance
2 33 (36.67%) Banking
3 14 (15.56%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.44%) Front Office
5 3 (3.33%) Advertising
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) International Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Games
7 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Developer
2 15 (16.67%) Architect
3 14 (15.56%) DBA
4 9 (10.00%) Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Administrator
5 7 (7.78%) SQL DBA
5 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Sybase DBA
6 5 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (5.56%) Database Architect
7 4 (4.44%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Business Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) HTML
1 11 (12.22%) .NET
2 10 (11.11%) XML
3 8 (8.89%) JSP
4 7 (7.78%) CSS
5 6 (6.67%) JDBC
5 6 (6.67%) Spring
6 5 (5.56%) JSON
6 5 (5.56%) JMS
6 5 (5.56%) Web Services
6 5 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.44%) Middleware
8 3 (3.33%) J2EE
8 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.22%) Servlets
9 2 (2.22%) SOAP
9 2 (2.22%) XSD
9 2 (2.22%) ODBC
9 2 (2.22%) Dojo
9 2 (2.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) Replication
3 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.78%) Data Integration
5 6 (6.67%) Credit Risk
6 4 (4.44%) Clustering
6 4 (4.44%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.33%) Economics
7 3 (3.33%) Derivative
7 3 (3.33%) Statistics
7 3 (3.33%) Data Conversion
7 3 (3.33%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.22%) User Experience
8 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.22%) Social Network
9 1 (1.11%) Swaptions
9 1 (1.11%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) Linux
2 25 (27.78%) UNIX
3 22 (24.44%) Windows
4 8 (8.89%) Solaris
5 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (12.22%) Data Modelling
4 10 (11.11%) ETL
5 8 (8.89%) SOA
5 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
5 8 (8.89%) Data Architecture
6 7 (7.78%) Database Tuning
6 7 (7.78%) Multithreading
7 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.67%) Database Security
7 6 (6.67%) ITIL
7 6 (6.67%) Content Management
8 5 (5.56%) Migration
8 5 (5.56%) CRM
8 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) DevOps
9 4 (4.44%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.22%) SQL
2 23 (25.56%) Java
3 16 (17.78%) PL/SQL
4 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 11 (12.22%) C#
6 11 (12.22%) Perl
7 6 (6.67%) Python
8 4 (4.44%) C++
8 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.33%) PHP
10 2 (2.22%) VBScript
10 2 (2.22%) VBA
11 1 (1.11%) Scala
11 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) RHCE
3 1 (1.11%) MCITP
3 1 (1.11%) CFA
3 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.11%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.11%) CCNA
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Basel III
2 1 (1.11%) COREP
2 1 (1.11%) FINREP
2 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.22%) HDFS
4 1 (1.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.33%) Control-M
3 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 65 (72.22%) Oracle
2 19 (21.11%) Sybase
3 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.67%) Business Objects
6 5 (5.56%) Cognos
6 5 (5.56%) Teradata
6 5 (5.56%) Informatica
7 3 (3.33%) Tableau
7 3 (3.33%) IBM
8 2 (2.22%) BMC
8 2 (2.22%) Google
8 2 (2.22%) JBoss
8 2 (2.22%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.22%) VMware
9 1 (1.11%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.11%) Cisco
9 1 (1.11%) Actuate
9 1 (1.11%) 29West
9 1 (1.11%) Splunk
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