The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 94 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 1 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.061% 1.37% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 6.44% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
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£285 £400 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +46.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.97 - £43.00
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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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
357 264 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.76% 21.34% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 174 126
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS.

1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Hyperic
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) SSH
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) Extranet
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft