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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 112 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 34 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 0.82% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.48% 3.87% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 9
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£376 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.83% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.05 £24.69 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+86.53% -33.28%
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
759 568 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.61% 21.15% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 329 321
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 16
Average hourly rate £46.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £16.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £143.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Cheshire -1 8 £375 -16.66% 2
Manchester -7 8 £320 +1.58% 4
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 47 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 26 (55.32%) Oracle
3 24 (51.06%) Web Services
4 22 (46.81%) SQL
5 17 (36.17%) Java
5 17 (36.17%) Windows
5 17 (36.17%) Linux
5 17 (36.17%) Oracle Database
6 15 (31.91%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (31.91%) Migration
7 14 (29.79%) XML
8 13 (27.66%) HTML
8 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (25.53%) Open Source
9 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
9 12 (25.53%) ETL
10 11 (23.40%) SAS
10 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
11 10 (21.28%) HP
11 10 (21.28%) J2EE
11 10 (21.28%) Solaris
11 10 (21.28%) Data Structures
12 9 (19.15%) TDD
12 9 (19.15%) ERP
12 9 (19.15%) Business Objects
12 9 (19.15%) Informatica
12 9 (19.15%) Data Security
13 8 (17.02%) CSS
13 8 (17.02%) SOAP
13 8 (17.02%) Degree

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (23.40%) SAS
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (8.51%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (6.38%) IIS
6 2 (4.26%) JBoss
6 2 (4.26%) NetWeaver
7 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.13%) Apache
7 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (4.26%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 3 (6.38%) DHCP
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (36.17%) Oracle Database
3 15 (31.91%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
6 4 (8.51%) Informix
6 4 (8.51%) SQLPlus
7 3 (6.38%) DB2
7 3 (6.38%) Big Data
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (4.26%) MySQL
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
9 1 (2.13%) DataStage
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Selenium
2 6 (12.77%) JIRA
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (10.64%) Mockito
4 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.51%) JUnit
5 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.26%) Introscope
6 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Integrator
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 2 (4.26%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.26%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) Web Services
2 14 (29.79%) XML
3 13 (27.66%) HTML
4 10 (21.28%) J2EE
5 8 (17.02%) CSS
5 8 (17.02%) SOAP
6 7 (14.89%) .NET
6 7 (14.89%) Spring
7 6 (12.77%) JDBC
8 5 (10.64%) XSL
8 5 (10.64%) Servlets
8 5 (10.64%) PowerMock
9 4 (8.51%) JAX-RS
9 4 (8.51%) RESTful
9 4 (8.51%) Middleware
9 4 (8.51%) JSON
9 4 (8.51%) WSDL
9 4 (8.51%) JAX-RPC
10 2 (4.26%) XSLT
10 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Open Source
2 10 (21.28%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Online Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.13%) CMDB
5 1 (2.13%) iSeries
5 1 (2.13%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Solaris
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) AIX
4 4 (8.51%) VMS
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) HPUX
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) Android
6 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.26%) UNIX
7 1 (2.13%) SUSE
7 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Migration
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) ETL
4 9 (19.15%) Data Security
4 9 (19.15%) ERP
4 9 (19.15%) TDD
5 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.64%) Scrum
8 5 (10.64%) RAD
8 5 (10.64%) UML
8 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.51%) Web Development
9 4 (8.51%) ITIL
9 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.51%) MVC
9 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) Java
3 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) VCP4
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PMP
5 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCNP
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
1 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) HP
3 9 (19.15%) Informatica
3 9 (19.15%) Business Objects
4 6 (12.77%) IBM
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.38%) Sun
5 3 (6.38%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) BMC
6 2 (4.26%) Perforce
6 2 (4.26%) Compuware
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.13%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) Nortel
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) Axway
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg.
Posted: 25 days ago