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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Gate
Rank 589 548 542
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Gate 16 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.063% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.065% 0.14% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £470 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% +56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £302 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £478 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £470 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.23% +56.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.81% -

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
24465 23714 21743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.99% 45.02% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14167 13478 11566
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1119 1048 1173
Average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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
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 26 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 16 £413 +33.06% 6
London +16 12 £438 +41.12% 1
Surrey +5 3 £416 -
South East -4 3 £416 - 1
City of London +4 2 £403 -15.26%
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Cobham - 1 £420 -

Red Gate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 34 (91.89%) SQL Server
2 31 (83.78%) SQL
3 23 (62.16%) Windows
4 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (45.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
6 16 (43.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
8 11 (29.73%) Linux
8 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
8 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
8 11 (29.73%) Greenplum
8 11 (29.73%) Tableau
9 10 (27.03%) WhereScape RED
9 10 (27.03%) ETL
10 9 (24.32%) MCDBA
10 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
10 9 (24.32%) MySQL
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle
10 9 (24.32%) MCITP
11 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (18.92%) C#
12 7 (18.92%) Finance
13 6 (16.22%) Migration
13 6 (16.22%) Middleware
13 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling

Red Gate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (91.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (45.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (43.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (27.03%) WhereScape RED
6 9 (24.32%) MySQL
7 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (10.81%) OLAP
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (10.81%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (8.11%) DTS
11 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
11 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (2.70%) Impala
12 1 (2.70%) HBase
12 1 (2.70%) Big Data
12 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) DBA
2 19 (51.35%) SQL DBA
3 14 (37.84%) Administrator
4 11 (29.73%) Developer
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Development DBA
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Server Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.70%) Junior
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Middleware
2 5 (13.51%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.70%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (2.70%) Ninject
5 1 (2.70%) WCF
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) Ajax
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.70%) XHTML
5 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Replication
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Tandem
4 1 (2.70%) Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.70%) Equities
4 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ETL
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) SDLC
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.11%) Database Tuning
6 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.11%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) XPath
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
6 1 (2.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) MCDBA
3 9 (24.32%) MCITP
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) WebInspect
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
2 11 (29.73%) Greenplum
2 11 (29.73%) Tableau
3 9 (24.32%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
4 3 (8.11%) Perforce
4 3 (8.11%) NetApp
5 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.70%) Actian
6 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.70%) HP
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