The first table below looks at the demand for PostgreSQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PostgreSQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostgreSQL (Postgres)
Rank 70 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing PostgreSQL 3 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 1.81% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.60% 11.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £200 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
187 127 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.41% 16.45% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 50 43
Average daily rate £375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
PostgreSQL
Berkshire

PostgreSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

PostgreSQL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PostgreSQL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

PostgreSQL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

PostgreSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing PostgreSQL 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 PostgreSQL.

1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Back Office
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Korn
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Greenplum
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) NSN NetAct

PostgreSQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing PostgreSQL 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 PostgreSQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) OSS Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) OSS Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Korn
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HNC
2 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Greenplum
1 3 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 3 (50.00%) Velocent
1 3 (50.00%) Cerion
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia