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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Virtualization
Rank 568 555 535
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Virtualisation 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.006% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.008% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
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£543 £418 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.13% +28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £352 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £484 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate - £335 £381
% change year-on-year
- -12.13%
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
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

Data Virtualisation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Virtualisation
Top 8 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 27 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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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 -2 8 £543 +8.66% 1
England -16 8 £543 +30.13% 4
Scotland - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Data Virtualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 17 (85.00%) ETL
2 15 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (65.00%) Data Modelling
4 13 (65.00%) Data Integration
5 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) Games
6 10 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (50.00%) Online Games
7 9 (45.00%) SQL
7 9 (45.00%) Oracle
8 8 (40.00%) Finance
8 8 (40.00%) Ab Initio
8 8 (40.00%) Data Architecture
9 7 (35.00%) Hadoop
9 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
10 6 (30.00%) Marketing
10 6 (30.00%) Spotfire
10 6 (30.00%) Analytics
11 5 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (25.00%) Star Schema
11 5 (25.00%) Data Management
11 5 (25.00%) OLAP
11 5 (25.00%) UNIX
11 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 4 (20.00%) Java
12 4 (20.00%) Scrum

Data Virtualisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (35.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (30.00%) Spotfire
4 5 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 5 (25.00%) OLAP
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) Big Data
5 4 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (20.00%) QlikView
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
6 3 (15.00%) ProClarity
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (10.00%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ERwin
2 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 10 (50.00%) Games
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (30.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Data Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) MDX
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
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%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) UDDI
2 1 (5.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Data Integration
2 10 (50.00%) Online Games
3 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (10.00%) Wiki
5 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) ETL
2 15 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (65.00%) Data Modelling
4 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (40.00%) Data Architecture
7 6 (30.00%) Analytics
8 5 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (25.00%) Data Management
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (20.00%) Line Management
9 4 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
10 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (15.00%) Inmon Methodology
11 2 (10.00%) CRM
11 2 (10.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) FATCA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Ab Initio
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (20.00%) Tableau
5 3 (15.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 3 (15.00%) Informatica
6 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) Teradata
7 1 (5.00%) VMware