The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Gate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Gate over the 3 months to 30 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Red Gate Software.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Gate
Rank 407 406 403
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.039% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £282 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £433 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £470 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.76% +44.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.81% -
Red Gate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10431 10314 10553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.52% 44.33% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 6617 6606
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 202 301
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Red Gate
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Gate across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Gate Jobs Demand Trend in London

Red Gate
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Gate across the London region.

Red Gate Daily Rate Trend in London

Red Gate
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Gate across the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Red Gate Daily Rate Histogram in London

Red Gate
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Gate across the London region.

Red Gate Hourly Rate Trend in London

Red Gate
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Gate within the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
City of London +2 3 £400 -15.78%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Red Gate
England

Red Gate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Red Gate 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 Red Gate.

1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
5 11 (42.31%) Greenplum
5 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
5 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
5 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Tableau
6 10 (38.46%) WhereScape RED
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
9 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (23.08%) ETL
10 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
10 6 (23.08%) Middleware
11 5 (19.23%) Migration
11 5 (19.23%) SAN
11 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (19.23%) Degree
12 4 (15.38%) Subversion
12 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (15.38%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Red Gate 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 Red Gate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) WhereScape RED
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (11.54%) DTS
8 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
9 2 (7.69%) Impala
9 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
9 2 (7.69%) HBase
9 2 (7.69%) Big Data
9 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (7.69%) MySQL
10 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (15.38%) Subversion
4 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.85%) MSTest
6 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) DBA
2 11 (42.31%) Developer
3 10 (38.46%) SQL DBA
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Developer
5 6 (23.08%) Build Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (7.69%) Development DBA
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.85%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (3.85%) Ninject
4 1 (3.85%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 2 (7.69%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Equities
4 1 (3.85%) Tandem
4 1 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Database Tuning
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) HDFS
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
1 11 (42.31%) Greenplum
1 11 (42.31%) Tableau
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Perforce
4 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
5 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.69%) Actian