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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Virtualization
Rank 582 570 549
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Virtualisation 13 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.023% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.032% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
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£500 £513 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.47% +57.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £393 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £637 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 - £381
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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

Data Virtualisation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Virtualisation
Top 6 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 19 December 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 -31 11 £500 -2.47% 1
London +13 10 £665 +29.68% 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
South West - - - -

Data Virtualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (85.00%) ETL
2 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (65.00%) Data Modelling
3 13 (65.00%) Data Integration
4 12 (60.00%) Online Games
4 12 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 12 (60.00%) Games
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle
6 10 (50.00%) Finance
7 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (45.00%) Marketing
8 8 (40.00%) Ab Initio
8 8 (40.00%) SQL
9 6 (30.00%) Data Architecture
9 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
9 6 (30.00%) Line Management
10 5 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (25.00%) Analytics
10 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
10 5 (25.00%) Spotfire
10 5 (25.00%) QlikView
10 5 (25.00%) UNIX
10 5 (25.00%) CRM
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (25.00%) OLAP
10 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
10 5 (25.00%) Star Schema

Data Virtualisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (10.00%) 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 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (25.00%) Spotfire
3 5 (25.00%) QlikView
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) OLAP
3 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Big Data
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (15.00%) ProClarity
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (10.00%) Data Mart
6 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 12 (60.00%) Games
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (45.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Data Architect
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Business Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) MDX
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%) JMS
2 1 (5.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Data Integration
2 12 (60.00%) Online Games
3 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Wiki
5 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
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 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Data Modelling
4 12 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (30.00%) Data Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) Line Management
6 5 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) CRM
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.00%) Inmon Methodology
8 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Data Management
9 2 (10.00%) EAI
9 2 (10.00%) Data Security
9 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) XPath
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Ab Initio
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Tableau
4 3 (15.00%) Lattice Semiconductor
4 3 (15.00%) Informatica
4 3 (15.00%) Netezza
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Teradata