The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 207 189 163
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -26
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 48 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.52% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 2.62% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 32
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£345 £358 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.49% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £257 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £527 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.52%
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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1536 1678 1455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.63% 19.96% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 854 812
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 58 34
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.92 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the South East region.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Berkshire +1 15 £335 +11.66% 8
Hampshire -20 8 £400 +2.89% 3
Surrey -2 7 £500 +5.26% 6
Kent - 6 £273 -
West Sussex - 4 £340 - 1
Buckinghamshire -22 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 88 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 65 (73.86%) SQL
3 45 (51.14%) Oracle
4 33 (37.50%) UNIX
5 30 (34.09%) XML
5 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
6 27 (30.68%) Java
7 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
8 21 (23.86%) Oracle Database
9 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 19 (21.59%) Linux
11 18 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (20.45%) HTML
11 18 (20.45%) CSS
11 18 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (19.32%) JSON
12 17 (19.32%) Spring
12 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (19.32%) PL/SQL
12 17 (19.32%) C++
13 16 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (17.05%) Informatica
15 14 (15.91%) OLTP
15 14 (15.91%) Python
16 13 (14.77%) Tomcat
16 13 (14.77%) JSP
16 13 (14.77%) Finance
16 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (14.77%) Tomcat
2 10 (11.36%) Apache
3 5 (5.68%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.55%) IIS
4 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.14%) Lync
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) PowerPivot
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Internet
1 6 (6.82%) SAN
2 3 (3.41%) SSH
2 3 (3.41%) NAS
2 3 (3.41%) FTP
3 2 (2.27%) HTTP
3 2 (2.27%) Intranet
4 1 (1.14%) 3G
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
4 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.14%) SNMP
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (1.14%) ADSL
4 1 (1.14%) Broadband
4 1 (1.14%) LAN
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
3 21 (23.86%) Oracle Database
4 18 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (15.91%) OLTP
8 12 (13.64%) PowerCenter
9 11 (12.50%) MySQL
10 6 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (5.68%) OLAP
11 5 (5.68%) SQLPlus
11 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
11 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (3.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Eclipse
1 10 (11.36%) Subversion
2 8 (9.09%) Maven
2 8 (9.09%) Ant
2 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.82%) Mockito
3 6 (6.82%) JUnit
3 6 (6.82%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.27%) Toad
4 2 (2.27%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.27%) Hudson
4 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.95%) Marketing
4 3 (3.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Publishing
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (63.64%) Developer
2 16 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 16 (18.18%) C++ Developer
3 14 (15.91%) DBA
4 12 (13.64%) Informatica Developer
5 9 (10.23%) SQL DBA
6 7 (7.95%) Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (5.68%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Administrator
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (3.41%) Senior DBA
9 3 (3.41%) Senior SQL DBA
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.41%) OSS Consultant
10 2 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.27%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.09%) XML
2 18 (20.45%) HTML
2 18 (20.45%) CSS
3 17 (19.32%) Spring
3 17 (19.32%) JSON
4 13 (14.77%) REST
4 13 (14.77%) JSP
5 9 (10.23%) JDBC
5 9 (10.23%) Ajax
6 8 (9.09%) SOAP
6 8 (9.09%) STL
6 8 (9.09%) Web Services
7 7 (7.95%) Spring Security
8 6 (6.82%) jQuery
9 5 (5.68%) Django
9 5 (5.68%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.68%) Struts
10 4 (4.55%) Servlets
10 4 (4.55%) J2EE
10 4 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.82%) Replication
3 5 (5.68%) User Experience
4 4 (4.55%) Statistics
4 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.41%) New Media
5 3 (3.41%) BBC
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.14%) Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.50%) UNIX
2 19 (21.59%) Linux
3 8 (9.09%) Windows
4 6 (6.82%) AIX
5 5 (5.68%) Solaris
5 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.14%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 11 (12.50%) Scrum
4 11 (12.50%) TDD
5 9 (10.23%) Multithreading
5 9 (10.23%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (9.09%) MVC
7 7 (7.95%) OOP
8 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.82%) BDD
8 6 (6.82%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.68%) OO
9 5 (5.68%) Kanban
10 4 (4.55%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.55%) Data Management
11 3 (3.41%) SOA
11 3 (3.41%) ETL
11 3 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.86%) SQL
2 27 (30.68%) Java
3 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.32%) C++
4 17 (19.32%) PL/SQL
5 14 (15.91%) Python
6 12 (13.64%) Perl
7 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.41%) C#
10 2 (2.27%) Korn
10 2 (2.27%) XPath
11 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.14%) VBScript
11 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) MCITP
5 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.14%) MCDST
5 1 (1.14%) MCP
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Veritas File System
3 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (5.68%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.14%) WMI
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.14%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 45 (51.14%) Oracle
2 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.05%) Informatica
4 9 (10.23%) Sybase
5 5 (5.68%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.55%) IBM
6 4 (4.55%) ComArch
6 4 (4.55%) Sun
7 3 (3.41%) Symantec
8 2 (2.27%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.27%) SAP
9 1 (1.14%) Cognos
9 1 (1.14%) HP
9 1 (1.14%) Citrix
9 1 (1.14%) Wyse
9 1 (1.14%) VMware
9 1 (1.14%) Veritas