The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 258 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VLDB 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £368 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-16.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -
VLDB
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
1844 1868 1813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.24% 19.56% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 1154 1030
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 26 43
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.10 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

VLDB
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VLDB Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VLDB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VLDB Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VLDB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLDB within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 7 - -
West Sussex - 6 £368 -
VLDB
England

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VLDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VLDB.

1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
1 25 (100.00%) Unix
1 25 (100.00%) Solaris
1 25 (100.00%) Veritas
1 25 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 25 (100.00%) High Availability
2 24 (96.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 24 (96.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 24 (96.00%) Fibre Channel
2 24 (96.00%) Brocade
2 24 (96.00%) StorageTek
3 22 (88.00%) Sun
4 21 (84.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 20 (80.00%) SAN
5 20 (80.00%) Linux
5 20 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (76.00%) MySQL
6 19 (76.00%) OLTP
6 19 (76.00%) EMC
6 19 (76.00%) Red Hat
6 19 (76.00%) Computer Science
6 19 (76.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (76.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 19 (76.00%) GlusterFS
6 19 (76.00%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) LDAP
9 4 (16.00%) Logistics
10 2 (8.00%) Contactless
11 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Fibre Channel
2 20 (80.00%) SAN
3 5 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) MySQL
1 19 (76.00%) OLTP
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Administrator
1 25 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) SAN Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 19 (76.00%) Computer Science
1 19 (76.00%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (8.00%) Contactless
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Solaris
1 25 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 19 (76.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) High Availability
2 20 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Logistics
4 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) AWK
1 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (4.00%) Korn
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
System Software
1 24 (96.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 19 (76.00%) GlusterFS
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas File System
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 25 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 24 (96.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 21 (84.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 19 (76.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
1 25 (100.00%) Veritas
2 24 (96.00%) Brocade
2 24 (96.00%) StorageTek
3 22 (88.00%) Sun
4 19 (76.00%) EMC
4 19 (76.00%) Red Hat