The first table below looks at the demand for VLDB 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 VLDB over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank - - 231
Contract jobs citing VLDB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.013%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
+58.73% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1337 1615 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.85% 22.71% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 1186 1197
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £582 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £13.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £52.50 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
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VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLDB across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

VLDB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VLDB
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 VLDB across the City of London region.

VLDB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VLDB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VLDB 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 VLDB.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Teradata
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) IaaS
3 2 (25.00%) SSH
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) German Language
3 2 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VLDB 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 VLDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Database Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Metadata Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Senior DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Teradata
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) HP