The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 2 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 586 580 555
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing VLDB 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.006% 0.029%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.016% 0.027% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £355 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £595 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £625 £375
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +66.66%
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 Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12231 11064 10968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.74% 21.62% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8159 6975 6922
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 161 197
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £13.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.22 £52.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VLDB Jobs Demand Trend in England

VLDB
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VLDB across the England region.

VLDB Daily Rate Trend in England

VLDB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLDB across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

VLDB Daily Rate Histogram in England

VLDB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLDB across the England region.

VLDB Hourly Rate Trend in England

VLDB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLDB within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 1 £550 +69.23% 1
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VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Complex ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) German Language
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Database Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Complex ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft