The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 589 619 576
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -43
Contract jobs citing VLDB 22 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.006% 0.025%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.21% 0.025% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 8
Median daily rate £365 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -8.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £438 £625
% change year-on-year
-16.57% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -
VLDB
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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
10730 12011 10985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.81% 23.58% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7348 7966 6960
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 183 185
Median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.62 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VLDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLDB within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 11 £365 -
London +22 10 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands +4 1 £360 -10.12%
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VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 England region with a requirement for VLDB.

1 35 (83.33%) Oracle
2 31 (73.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (71.43%) High Availability
4 29 (69.05%) Fibre Channel
4 29 (69.05%) SAN
4 29 (69.05%) StorageTek
4 29 (69.05%) Veritas
4 29 (69.05%) Solaris
4 29 (69.05%) Linux
4 29 (69.05%) Unix
4 29 (69.05%) NetBackup
4 29 (69.05%) Brocade
4 29 (69.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 29 (69.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 25 (59.52%) Sun
5 25 (59.52%) Oracle ZFS
6 24 (57.14%) Computer Science
7 22 (52.38%) OLTP
8 20 (47.62%) EMC
8 20 (47.62%) Red Hat
8 20 (47.62%) MySQL
8 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (47.62%) GlusterFS
8 20 (47.62%) EMC VMAX
8 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (28.57%) SQL
9 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
9 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 12 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) Fibre Channel
1 29 (69.05%) SAN
2 9 (21.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) OLTP
2 20 (47.62%) MySQL
3 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.38%) DB2
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Administrator
2 28 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
3 13 (30.95%) DBA
4 12 (28.57%) SQL DBA
5 9 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Senior DBA
7 4 (9.52%) Senior SQL DBA
7 4 (9.52%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (7.14%) Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Database Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Database Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
10 1 (2.38%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 20 (47.62%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (9.52%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Linux
1 29 (69.05%) Solaris
1 29 (69.05%) Unix
2 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (71.43%) High Availability
3 12 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (11.90%) Security Management
6 3 (7.14%) Logistics
7 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.76%) ETL
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL
7 2 (4.76%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
1 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 29 (69.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 20 (47.62%) GlusterFS
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (69.05%) NetBackup
1 29 (69.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 25 (59.52%) Oracle ZFS
3 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Oracle
2 29 (69.05%) Brocade
2 29 (69.05%) StorageTek
2 29 (69.05%) Veritas
3 25 (59.52%) Sun
4 20 (47.62%) EMC
4 20 (47.62%) Red Hat
5 6 (14.29%) SimCorp
6 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.90%) VMware
7 1 (2.38%) CA