The table below looks at the statistics for Data Virtualisation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Virtualisation over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Virtualization
Rank 611 587 595
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Virtualisation 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.008% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £389 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +7.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42151 38998 41410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.02% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26532 24183 24007
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1087 1536
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Data Virtualisation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Virtualisation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Virtualisation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Virtualisation
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Virtualisation within the UK.

Data Virtualisation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Virtualisation
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Virtualisation within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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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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
London +11 5 £425 +9.32% 1
England -16 5 £425 +9.32% 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Data Virtualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Virtualisation 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 Data Virtualisation.

1 14 (70.00%) ETL
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Games
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) Online Games
3 10 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 9 (45.00%) Data Integration
4 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (40.00%) Marketing
5 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (40.00%) QlikView
6 6 (30.00%) Analytics
6 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (30.00%) Line Management
6 6 (30.00%) Netezza
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (30.00%) CRM
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (20.00%) Ab Initio
8 4 (20.00%) Spotfire
8 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
9 3 (15.00%) Wiki
9 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development

Data Virtualisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Virtualisation 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 Data Virtualisation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (40.00%) QlikView
2 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (20.00%) Spotfire
5 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (10.00%) OLAP
6 2 (10.00%) Star Schema
6 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (10.00%) ProClarity
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Games
3 8 (40.00%) Marketing
3 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) QlikView Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Business Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Report Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) MDX
2 1 (5.00%) UDDI
2 1 (5.00%) WSDL
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) EJB
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Online Games
2 9 (45.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) Wiki
5 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ETL
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
4 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (30.00%) Analytics
5 6 (30.00%) Line Management
5 6 (30.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Database Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VBA
3 2 (10.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 1 (5.00%) XPath
4 1 (5.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Netezza
3 4 (20.00%) Ab Initio
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Google
5 2 (10.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 2 (10.00%) Tableau
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) TIBCO