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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Gate
Rank 186 205 227
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +22
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.037% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
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£485 £490 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £319
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +32.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2300 2689 3333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.70% 45.72% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1717 1870 2290
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 56 96
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.49 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £34.50 £58.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Red Gate
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

Red Gate
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Gate across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Red Gate Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) T-SQL
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (45.45%) Replication
5 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
6 4 (36.36%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (36.36%) SDLC
6 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Credit Risk
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Perforce
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
7 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
7 3 (27.27%) Banking
7 3 (27.27%) Subversion
8 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 2 (18.18%) Scala
8 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
8 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
8 2 (18.18%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) DTS
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) Impala
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 1 (9.09%) HBase
6 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 2 (18.18%) SonarQube
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DBA
2 5 (45.45%) SQL DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Server Support
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
2 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Credit Risk
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) Database Mirroring
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Database Security
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Perforce
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Actian
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cloudera