The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 545 542 564
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing VLDB 8 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.076% 0.069% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £378 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+61.29% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10466 10113 11094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.21% 21.70% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6580 6308 6678
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 201 278
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
VLDB
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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
London +10 7 £450 - 2
East Midlands -1 1 £625 - 1
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
VLDB
UK

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 13 (56.52%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (52.17%) ETL
4 11 (47.83%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) Service Management
6 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
7 8 (34.78%) HP
8 7 (30.43%) QA
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
9 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (26.09%) Perl
10 5 (21.74%) UNIX
10 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
10 5 (21.74%) Replication
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (21.74%) Teradata
10 5 (21.74%) ITSM
10 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
10 5 (21.74%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (21.74%) Data Guard
10 5 (21.74%) Database Tuning
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (21.74%) Marketing
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle Statspack
11 4 (17.39%) HP Data Protector

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SSH
1 4 (17.39%) LDAP
1 4 (17.39%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (17.39%) Big Data
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.04%) QlikView
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.35%) DB2
8 1 (4.35%) OLAP
8 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (4.35%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) German Language
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) DBA
2 7 (30.43%) Administrator
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Data Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SQL DBA
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (8.70%) Server Administrator
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Database Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Junior
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Database Developer
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ETL
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 10 (43.48%) Service Management
4 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 5 (21.74%) ITSM
6 5 (21.74%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (21.74%) Database Tuning
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) Security Management
8 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Perl
4 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) OCP
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Data Guard
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Statspack
2 4 (17.39%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) Teradata
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Informatica
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Perforce
6 1 (4.35%) Greenplum