The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Gate products and/or services 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 Red Gate over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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 Red Gate Software.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Gate
Rank 207 197 225
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.034% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.078% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £483 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.09% +60.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £458 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.93% +40.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2562 2575 3196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.76% 44.37% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1890 1766 2207
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 116
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Gate across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Gate Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Red Gate
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 Red Gate across the City of London region.

Red Gate Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Red Gate 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 Red Gate.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) DTS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Red Gate 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 Red Gate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DTS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft