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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 583 559 529
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -30
Contract jobs citing VLDB 3 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.025% 0.029%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.027% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
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£425 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £399 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £538 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £625 £394
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +58.73%
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
11282 10468 9606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.56% 21.54% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7507 6618 5895
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 162 214
Average hourly rate £27.78 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £51.00
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
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 July 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 -7 1 £425 -5.55% 1
East Midlands -8 1 £400 -36.00%
North West - 1 £475 -
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VLDB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Complex ETL

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Database Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Complex ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle