The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VLDB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £438 £625
% change year-on-year
-16.57% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -
VLDB
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
797 1491 1381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.92% 25.52% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 1177 1045
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £17.88 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.41% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.30 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £102.00 £51.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.31%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VLDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VLDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VLDB.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL