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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 567 557 579
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing VLDB 2 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.029% 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.018% 0.13% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £408 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
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
10824 10904 11425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.83% 22.55% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6942 6885 6648
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 186 291
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
East Midlands +2 1 £625 -
London -5 1 £325 -13.33% 3
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
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VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 10 (55.56%) Service Management
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) ETL
4 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (38.89%) HP
6 6 (33.33%) Perl
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (33.33%) QA
6 6 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (27.78%) Marketing
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Statspack
7 5 (27.78%) Data Guard
7 5 (27.78%) Database Tuning
7 5 (27.78%) ITSM
7 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
7 5 (27.78%) Replication
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (27.78%) UNIX
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) SLA
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 3 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (11.11%) Big Data
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (5.56%) QlikView
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (5.56%) DB2
7 1 (5.56%) OLAP
7 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DBA
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Administrator
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Analyst
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Replication
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
1 10 (55.56%) Service Management
2 9 (50.00%) ETL
2 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (27.78%) Database Tuning
4 5 (27.78%) ITSM
4 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) OCP
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Statspack
1 5 (27.78%) Data Guard
2 4 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Teradata
4 1 (5.56%) Greenplum
4 1 (5.56%) Perforce
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft