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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Virtualization
Rank 599 567 563
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Virtualisation 13 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.022% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.029% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
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£500 £525 £277
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.79% +89.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £391 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £661 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 - -
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
41873 37624 36372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.75% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27230 23353 21214
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1164 1139 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 November 2014.

Data Virtualisation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Virtualisation
Top 10 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 November 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
England -4 11 £500 -4.79%
London -10 10 £665 +26.60%
Scotland - 2 - -
South East - 1 £335 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Data Virtualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 20 (86.96%) ETL
2 16 (69.57%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) Data Modelling
3 15 (65.22%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (65.22%) Data Integration
4 14 (60.87%) Online Games
4 14 (60.87%) Dimensional Modelling
4 14 (60.87%) Games
5 13 (56.52%) Oracle
6 12 (52.17%) Finance
7 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
8 10 (43.48%) Ab Initio
8 10 (43.48%) Marketing
9 9 (39.13%) SQL
10 8 (34.78%) QlikView
10 8 (34.78%) Data Architecture
11 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
11 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
11 7 (30.43%) Spotfire
11 7 (30.43%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (30.43%) UNIX
12 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
12 6 (26.09%) Scrum
12 6 (26.09%) Tableau
12 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (26.09%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (26.09%) Line Management
13 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
13 5 (21.74%) Analytics

Data Virtualisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (4.35%) Apache Pig
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) SMTP
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (34.78%) QlikView
3 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
3 7 (30.43%) Spotfire
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (26.09%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
5 5 (21.74%) Star Schema
5 5 (21.74%) OLAP
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
6 3 (13.04%) ProClarity
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
7 2 (8.70%) Big Data
8 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 14 (60.87%) Games
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
4 10 (43.48%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Data Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) MDX
2 1 (4.35%) EJB
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XSLT
2 1 (4.35%) JMS
2 1 (4.35%) WSDL
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Data Integration
2 14 (60.87%) Online Games
3 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
4 3 (13.04%) Wiki
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) ETL
2 16 (69.57%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) Data Modelling
4 14 (60.87%) Dimensional Modelling
5 8 (34.78%) Data Architecture
6 7 (30.43%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (26.09%) Line Management
8 5 (21.74%) Analytics
9 4 (17.39%) CRM
10 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Inmon Methodology
10 3 (13.04%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (13.04%) Data Management
11 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
11 2 (8.70%) Data Security
11 2 (8.70%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) VBA
4 1 (4.35%) XPath
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Ab Initio
3 6 (26.09%) Tableau
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Netezza
5 3 (13.04%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 3 (13.04%) Informatica
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.35%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) Teradata