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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 581 569 508
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -61
Contract jobs citing VLDB 2 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.026% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.018% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 11
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£438 £350 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £450
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
11090 10914 9271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.95% 22.00% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7293 7009 5734
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 177 196
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.90 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +30.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
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 27 April 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
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 £475 - 1
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VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (66.67%) ETL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (33.33%) Vertica
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Talend
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
5 3 (33.33%) OLTP
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 3 (33.33%) OLTP
3 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (11.11%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Database Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Vertica
1 3 (33.33%) Talend
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft