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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank - 150 -
Contract jobs citing VLDB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.027% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-16.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -
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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
805 840 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.56% 22.80% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 549 371
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £33.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% +42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing VLDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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