The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB 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 VLDB over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank - 159 -
Contract jobs citing VLDB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.025% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-16.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 - -
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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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
802 946 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.93% 23.79% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 571 378
Average daily rate £375 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 23
Average hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £46.09 £136.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VLDB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VLDB
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VLDB Daily Rate Trend in the North West