The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Gate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Gate over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Red Gate Software.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Gate
Rank 575 585 538
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -47
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 22 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.026% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.056% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £469 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £384 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £554 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25278 24817 22279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.55% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14365 13927 11804
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1054 1189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Red Gate
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Gate within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Gate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Red Gate
Daily Rate Trend

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

Red Gate Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Red Gate
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Gate within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Red Gate Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Red Gate
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Gate within the UK.

Red Gate Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Red Gate
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 Red Gate within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England +9 22 £400 -14.66% 12
London -1 13 £468 -0.26% 4
West Midlands - 7 £400 -
West Bromwich - 4 £375 -
Surrey 0 2 £416 - 1
South East -18 2 £416 - 2
City of London +8 1 £510 -11.30%
Cobham - 1 £420 -
Feltham - 1 - -

Red Gate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Red Gate 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 Red Gate.

1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (80.65%) SQL
3 20 (64.52%) Windows
4 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
8 11 (35.48%) Linux
8 11 (35.48%) Greenplum
8 11 (35.48%) Tableau
8 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
8 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
9 10 (32.26%) WhereScape RED
10 9 (29.03%) MCITP
10 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (29.03%) MCDBA
10 9 (29.03%) MySQL
10 9 (29.03%) Oracle
11 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
11 6 (19.35%) Middleware
11 6 (19.35%) ETL
11 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (16.13%) C#
13 4 (12.90%) XML

Red Gate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Red Gate 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 Red Gate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (32.26%) WhereScape RED
6 9 (29.03%) MySQL
6 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (12.90%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (12.90%) OLAP
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
9 2 (6.45%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) NUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) MSTest
2 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) DBA
2 18 (58.06%) SQL DBA
3 11 (35.48%) Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Administrator
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Build Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) XHTML
4 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.23%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (3.23%) Ninject
4 1 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Tandem
3 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ETL
1 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.68%) Database Security
3 3 (9.68%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) ATDD
5 1 (3.23%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Line Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.13%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) VBScript
6 1 (3.23%) XQuery
6 1 (3.23%) XPath
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) MCITP
3 9 (29.03%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
2 11 (35.48%) Greenplum
2 11 (35.48%) Tableau
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
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