The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Data Virtualization
Rank 573 539 582
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +43
Contract jobs citing Data Virtualisation 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Average daily rate £550 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £378 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £398 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Virtualisation within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Data Virtualisation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Virtualisation
Top 9 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -78 14 £550 +41.93% 1
London -17 10 £550 +37.50%
City of London -14 1 £250 -37.50%
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1

Data Virtualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) UNIX
3 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) SAN
5 6 (33.33%) ETL
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Games
5 6 (33.33%) Ab Initio
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Online Games
5 6 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Marketing
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) WAN
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 4 (22.22%) IIS
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification

Data Virtualisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) PowerPivot
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) OSPF
2 4 (22.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
4 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.11%) Star Schema
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) OLAP
4 2 (11.11%) ProClarity
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) Spotfire
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (11.11%) QlikView
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 6 (33.33%) Games
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) Struts2
2 3 (16.67%) JPA
2 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) JAX-RPC
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) Struts
3 2 (11.11%) MDX
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) JDBC
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (5.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Online Games
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 2 (11.11%) AS400
4 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) SUSE
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) ETL
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) SRDF
2 4 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 4 (22.22%) Avaya
3 4 (22.22%) Hitachi
3 4 (22.22%) NetApp
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec
3 4 (22.22%) Brocade
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) JBoss
5 2 (11.11%) Tableau
5 2 (11.11%) BMC
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Netezza
5 2 (11.11%) Teradata