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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 99 109 131
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +22
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 41 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 0.76% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.55% 3.79% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £277 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £333 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +61.53%
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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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
739 581 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.14% 19.96% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 302 424
Average daily rate £350 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 34
Average hourly rate £67.00 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.63% +41.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
Manchester -9 14 £548 +87.59% 5
Cheshire +9 9 £375 +27.11% 3
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England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 57 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 30 (52.63%) Oracle
3 21 (36.84%) Linux
4 19 (33.33%) HTML
5 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (29.82%) Java
7 16 (28.07%) SQL
8 15 (26.32%) Data Management
9 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (24.56%) Perl
9 14 (24.56%) Windows
9 14 (24.56%) Degree
10 12 (21.05%) Migration
10 12 (21.05%) ITIL
10 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 12 (21.05%) Apache
10 12 (21.05%) ETL
11 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
11 11 (19.30%) AIX
11 11 (19.30%) Web Services
11 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (17.54%) jQuery
12 10 (17.54%) Data Migration
12 10 (17.54%) Metadata Management
12 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
12 10 (17.54%) EJB
12 10 (17.54%) CSS
12 10 (17.54%) Sun
12 10 (17.54%) HP
12 10 (17.54%) BMC

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 12 (21.05%) Apache
2 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.53%) NetWeaver
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.51%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.75%) Academy Housing
2 1 (1.75%) arcHouse
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (10.53%) DB2
6 6 (10.53%) SAP BW
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.51%) Big Data
8 2 (3.51%) MySQL
9 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.75%) OLAP
9 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.51%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
1 5 (8.77%) Banking
1 5 (8.77%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Consultant
4 9 (15.79%) Data Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 2 (3.51%) GIS Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.51%) SAP Basis Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (19.30%) Web Services
3 10 (17.54%) jQuery
3 10 (17.54%) EJB
3 10 (17.54%) CSS
4 9 (15.79%) Swing
4 9 (15.79%) YUI
4 9 (15.79%) Spring
4 9 (15.79%) JSF
5 8 (14.04%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (12.28%) Hibernate
7 5 (8.77%) SAP Basis
8 4 (7.02%) Middleware
9 3 (5.26%) .NET
10 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
10 2 (3.51%) GWT
11 1 (1.75%) WinForms
11 1 (1.75%) J2EE
11 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Client/Server
2 7 (12.28%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.51%) Open Source
3 2 (3.51%) Replication
3 2 (3.51%) GIS
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.75%) Life Science
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Linux
2 14 (24.56%) Windows
3 11 (19.30%) AIX
4 5 (8.77%) UNIX
5 4 (7.02%) Solaris
6 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Data Management
2 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.05%) Migration
3 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 12 (21.05%) ETL
4 10 (17.54%) Data Migration
4 10 (17.54%) Metadata Management
5 9 (15.79%) MVC
5 9 (15.79%) Web Development
6 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
7 7 (12.28%) Validation
8 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.53%) ERP
8 6 (10.53%) CRM
8 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.26%) Change Management
11 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
11 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) Java
2 16 (28.07%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) Perl
4 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.02%) CCNP
3 4 (7.02%) CCNA
4 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) OCP
5 1 (1.75%) OCA
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Firmware
1 3 (5.26%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) Sun
2 10 (17.54%) HP
2 10 (17.54%) BMC
3 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 9 (15.79%) TIBCO
3 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.04%) SAP
5 7 (12.28%) Talend
6 6 (10.53%) NetApp
7 4 (7.02%) Avaya
7 4 (7.02%) Nortel
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco
7 4 (7.02%) IBM
8 3 (5.26%) EMC
8 3 (5.26%) Sybase
8 3 (5.26%) Business Objects
9 2 (3.51%) ESRI
10 1 (1.75%) JBoss
10 1 (1.75%) Northgate