The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 116 101 83
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 15 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.88% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.19% 4.03% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 17
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£325 £383 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.52%
RDBMS
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
685 596 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.77% 21.90% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 338 368
Average daily rate £340 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 32
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.15 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £92.40 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -8 9 £325 +19.26% 4
Cheshire -3 2 £376 -16.55% 4
Lancashire - - - - 1
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 51 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 24 (47.06%) Linux
3 22 (43.14%) SQL
4 20 (39.22%) Oracle
5 17 (33.33%) Windows
5 17 (33.33%) HP
6 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
7 15 (29.41%) HTML
8 14 (27.45%) Web Services
9 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
9 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (23.53%) AIX
10 12 (23.53%) CSS
10 12 (23.53%) Java
10 12 (23.53%) Perl
11 10 (19.61%) Apache
11 10 (19.61%) ERP
11 10 (19.61%) BMC
11 10 (19.61%) Sun
11 10 (19.61%) MVC
12 9 (17.65%) Client/Server
12 9 (17.65%) DB2
12 9 (17.65%) SAP
12 9 (17.65%) Web Development
12 9 (17.65%) YUI
12 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
13 8 (15.69%) Catalyst
13 8 (15.69%) SAP ERP
13 8 (15.69%) QA

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (19.61%) Apache
2 8 (15.69%) NetWeaver
3 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.92%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) SAS
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle 9iAS
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
1 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 9 (17.65%) DB2
3 8 (15.69%) SAP BW
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (7.84%) SQLPlus
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.92%) MySQL
8 2 (3.92%) Informix
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (11.76%) Selenium
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.92%) JUnit
3 2 (3.92%) Introscope
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Mockito
3 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
1 6 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Developer
1 10 (19.61%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Consultant
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Tester
4 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.84%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Integrator
5 3 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.88%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Software Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) HTML
2 14 (27.45%) Web Services
3 12 (23.53%) CSS
4 9 (17.65%) YUI
5 8 (15.69%) Catalyst
6 7 (13.73%) SAP Basis
6 7 (13.73%) J2EE
6 7 (13.73%) XML
7 6 (11.76%) Spring
8 5 (9.80%) SOAP
9 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
10 3 (5.88%) jQuery
10 3 (5.88%) JSF
10 3 (5.88%) Middleware
10 3 (5.88%) JDBC
10 3 (5.88%) EJB
10 3 (5.88%) Swing
11 2 (3.92%) WSDL
11 2 (3.92%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.80%) Open Source
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.92%) GIS
4 2 (3.92%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Life Science
5 1 (1.96%) iSeries
5 1 (1.96%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Linux
2 17 (33.33%) Windows
3 12 (23.53%) AIX
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) VMS
6 3 (5.88%) HPUX
7 2 (3.92%) Solaris
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.92%) Android
7 2 (3.92%) UNIX
7 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) ERP
2 10 (19.61%) MVC
3 9 (17.65%) Web Development
4 8 (15.69%) CRM
4 8 (15.69%) ITIL
5 7 (13.73%) Migration
5 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.76%) TDD
6 6 (11.76%) Data Management
7 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.80%) SOA
7 5 (9.80%) RAD
7 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.84%) ETL
8 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) Perl
3 12 (23.53%) Java
4 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.92%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) CCNP
2 5 (9.80%) CCNA
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.92%) ISEB
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.96%) RHEV
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle
2 17 (33.33%) HP
3 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
4 10 (19.61%) Sun
4 10 (19.61%) BMC
5 9 (17.65%) SAP
6 5 (9.80%) Cisco
6 5 (9.80%) IBM
6 5 (9.80%) Nortel
6 5 (9.80%) Avaya
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.88%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.92%) ESRI
9 2 (3.92%) Perforce
9 2 (3.92%) VMware
9 2 (3.92%) Compuware
10 1 (1.96%) Sybase
10 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.96%) Axway
10 1 (1.96%) Talend
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