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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Gate
Rank 193 206 203
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.036% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.036% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£403 £575 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.81% -
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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
2311 2787 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.96% 44.46% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1685 1961 1977
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 81
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% -8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) DTS
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) DTS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (25.00%) Ninject
1 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Tandem
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft