The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database
Rank 126 119 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1077 1102 1191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.02% 1.90% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.91% 8.27% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 693 691
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 14
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £24.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £43.43 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12091 13328 12482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.69% 23.03% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8003 8832 7926
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 193 203
Median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Relational Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Relational Database Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Relational Database
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 932 £440 - 388
London -15 426 £475 - 158
South East +22 131 £375 +7.14% 56
Scotland +24 96 £350 -6.66% 19
West Midlands -1 72 £368 -8.12% 30
East of England +16 68 £334 -11.00% 29
City of London -31 66 £490 -2.00% 38
North West -2 61 £425 - 33
East Midlands +18 55 £425 +13.33% 18
Yorkshire -1 50 £425 -1.16% 28
South West -9 49 £400 -11.11% 24
Glasgow +14 47 £404 +15.35% 11
West Yorkshire -6 45 £425 -1.16% 18
Leeds +7 42 £450 +4.65% 15
Berkshire +17 35 £400 +18.51% 6
Wales +10 32 £450 +38.46% 6
Nottinghamshire +11 31 £458 +22.00% 8
Nottingham +5 30 £458 +22.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +29 27 £340 +11.47% 5
Birmingham +8 25 £375 -9.09% 11
Manchester +3 25 £435 +20.00% 22
Gloucestershire +16 24 £500 -9.09% 4
Hertfordshire +8 23 £325 -40.90% 12
South Wales +10 22 £438 +34.61% 5
Surrey +7 20 £375 -0.66% 11
Oxfordshire -4 20 £400 +33.33% 10
Cambridge +27 18 £350 -11.67% 5
Renfrewshire - 18 £293 - 1
West Sussex +18 17 £375 +5.63% 2
Edinburgh +12 17 £350 -10.25% 5

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 954 (44.31%) SQL
2 904 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
3 860 (39.94%) Java
4 774 (35.95%) RDBMS
5 773 (35.90%) Oracle
6 588 (27.31%) Linux
7 565 (26.24%) SQL Server
8 554 (25.73%) JavaScript
9 526 (24.43%) HTML
10 422 (19.60%) CSS
11 390 (18.11%) Unix
12 368 (17.09%) Finance
12 368 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
13 362 (16.81%) Scrum
14 344 (15.98%) Web Services
15 338 (15.70%) OO
16 335 (15.56%) Spring
17 329 (15.28%) Git (software)
18 323 (15.00%) Python
19 298 (13.84%) Jenkins
20 291 (13.52%) MVC
21 290 (13.47%) C#
22 284 (13.19%) TDD
23 281 (13.05%) Microsoft
24 279 (12.96%) .NET
25 269 (12.49%) REST
26 265 (12.31%) Security Cleared
27 261 (12.12%) Oracle Database
28 260 (12.08%) Configuration Management
29 255 (11.84%) XML

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 103 (4.78%) Apache
2 102 (4.74%) Tomcat
3 101 (4.69%) WebLogic
4 97 (4.51%) JBoss
5 90 (4.18%) Apache Spark
6 74 (3.44%) WebSphere
7 69 (3.20%) Confluence
8 59 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
9 58 (2.69%) SharePoint
10 51 (2.37%) IIS
11 45 (2.09%) SAS
12 40 (1.86%) CMS
12 40 (1.86%) nginx
13 31 (1.44%) GlassFish
14 25 (1.16%) Apache Pig
14 25 (1.16%) Apache Solr
15 20 (0.93%) Tuxedo
16 17 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (0.60%) OpenStack
18 12 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 154 (7.15%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.09%) MS Office
3 17 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.70%) SPSS
5 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.19%) Mingle
6 4 (0.19%) MS Project
7 2 (0.093%) GIMP
8 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
1 15 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
2 14 (0.65%) Magento
2 14 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.23%) FastStats
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.14%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.14%) Maximo
10 2 (0.093%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 111 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.72%) GitHub
4 32 (1.49%) SaaS
5 20 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (0.93%) PaaS
6 13 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.56%) IaaS
8 8 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.28%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.19%) Office 365
11 3 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.14%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.093%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.093%) Route 53
12 2 (0.093%) Slack
12 2 (0.093%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.093%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 225 (10.45%) HTTP
2 53 (2.46%) Internet
2 53 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 52 (2.42%) LAN
3 52 (2.42%) WAN
4 51 (2.37%) SSL
5 37 (1.72%) DNS
6 31 (1.44%) LDAP
7 22 (1.02%) SAN
8 21 (0.98%) DHCP
9 20 (0.93%) FTP
10 16 (0.74%) Firewall
11 12 (0.56%) IPsec
12 10 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (0.46%) SSH
13 9 (0.42%) VLAN
13 9 (0.42%) X.509
14 8 (0.37%) Network Security
15 7 (0.33%) AMQP
15 7 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 774 (35.95%) RDBMS
2 565 (26.24%) SQL Server
3 261 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 244 (11.33%) MySQL
5 227 (10.54%) NoSQL
6 200 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
7 198 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
8 193 (8.96%) MongoDB
9 175 (8.13%) Big Data
10 152 (7.06%) Hadoop
11 131 (6.08%) DB2
12 110 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 92 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 71 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 63 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 56 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
17 54 (2.51%) Apache Hive
18 50 (2.32%) Neo4j
19 49 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
20 47 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 329 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 298 (13.84%) Jenkins
3 199 (9.24%) JUnit
4 169 (7.85%) Subversion
5 157 (7.29%) JIRA
6 130 (6.04%) Maven
7 123 (5.71%) Eclipse
8 105 (4.88%) Visual Studio
9 83 (3.86%) Gradle
10 74 (3.44%) Selenium
11 55 (2.55%) Ant
12 54 (2.51%) Cucumber
13 47 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 42 (1.95%) TeamCity
15 41 (1.90%) IntelliJ
16 40 (1.86%) Mockito
17 33 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 33 (1.53%) Hudson
18 30 (1.39%) Eclipse RCP
19 28 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 368 (17.09%) Finance
2 159 (7.39%) Banking
3 67 (3.11%) Investment Banking
4 62 (2.88%) Retail
5 54 (2.51%) Marketing
6 51 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 42 (1.95%) Front Office
8 41 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.84%) Legal
10 17 (0.79%) Billing
11 16 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.60%) Games
13 11 (0.51%) Advertising
13 11 (0.51%) Automotive
13 11 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.51%) Publishing
14 10 (0.46%) German Language
15 9 (0.42%) Law
16 7 (0.33%) Back Office
16 7 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1130 (52.48%) Developer
2 400 (18.58%) Java Developer
3 231 (10.73%) Analyst
4 200 (9.29%) Architect
5 165 (7.66%) Senior Developer
6 117 (5.43%) .NET Developer
7 101 (4.69%) SQL Developer
8 99 (4.60%) DBA
9 90 (4.18%) Agile Developer
10 84 (3.90%) Consultant
11 80 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
12 79 (3.67%) C# Developer
13 75 (3.48%) Data Analyst
14 72 (3.34%) PHP Developer
15 65 (3.02%) Oracle Developer
15 65 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
16 64 (2.97%) Administrator
17 61 (2.83%) Business Analyst
18 60 (2.79%) Technical Leader
19 53 (2.46%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 526 (24.43%) HTML
2 422 (19.60%) CSS
3 344 (15.98%) Web Services
4 335 (15.56%) Spring
5 279 (12.96%) .NET
6 269 (12.49%) REST
7 255 (11.84%) XML
8 214 (9.94%) JSON
9 212 (9.85%) HTML5
10 174 (8.08%) jQuery
11 171 (7.94%) AngularJS
12 152 (7.06%) J2EE
13 148 (6.87%) RESTful
14 130 (6.04%) JMS
15 129 (5.99%) Hibernate
16 123 (5.71%) ASP.NET
17 109 (5.06%) Node.js
18 100 (4.64%) Ajax
18 100 (4.64%) CSS3
19 93 (4.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 249 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (3.95%) Visualisation
3 84 (3.90%) User Experience
4 83 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 74 (3.44%) Data Integration
5 74 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
6 65 (3.02%) Data Structures
7 58 (2.69%) Computer Science
8 56 (2.60%) Statistics
9 52 (2.42%) Clustering
10 48 (2.23%) Data Centre
11 45 (2.09%) Fixed Income
12 39 (1.81%) N-Tier
13 37 (1.72%) Private Cloud
14 32 (1.49%) Algorithms
14 32 (1.49%) Equities
14 32 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 28 (1.30%) Mathematics
15 28 (1.30%) NHS
16 21 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 588 (27.31%) Linux
2 390 (18.11%) Unix
3 243 (11.29%) Windows
4 80 (3.72%) Windows Server
5 78 (3.62%) Mac OS X
6 66 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (2.04%) AIX
8 30 (1.39%) Solaris
9 23 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (0.70%) Android
10 15 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.65%) CentOS
12 12 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 12 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.37%) HPUX
15 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.28%) SUSE
16 6 (0.28%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 904 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
3 362 (16.81%) Scrum
4 338 (15.70%) OO
5 291 (13.52%) MVC
6 284 (13.19%) TDD
7 260 (12.08%) Configuration Management
8 243 (11.29%) ETL
9 224 (10.40%) Software Engineering
10 211 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
10 211 (9.80%) Data Modelling
11 202 (9.38%) SDLC
12 198 (9.20%) Open Source
13 193 (8.96%) Web Development
14 167 (7.76%) BDD
15 135 (6.27%) Mentoring
16 133 (6.18%) DevOps
17 129 (5.99%) Responsive Web Design
18 127 (5.90%) Analytics
19 125 (5.81%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 954 (44.31%) SQL
2 860 (39.94%) Java
3 554 (25.73%) JavaScript
4 323 (15.00%) Python
5 290 (13.47%) C#
6 198 (9.20%) Perl
7 186 (8.64%) Scala
8 158 (7.34%) Ruby
9 154 (7.15%) PL/SQL
10 150 (6.97%) PHP
11 135 (6.27%) T-SQL
12 126 (5.85%) C++
13 111 (5.16%) C
14 91 (4.23%) Shell Script
15 88 (4.09%) VB
16 75 (3.48%) Bash Shell
17 64 (2.97%) R
18 53 (2.46%) VBA
19 50 (2.32%) VB.NET
20 40 (1.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 265 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 167 (7.76%) Degree
3 146 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 49 (2.28%) DV Cleared
5 36 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
6 23 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.74%) OCP
9 13 (0.60%) ISEB
10 10 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.46%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.42%) DBS Check
11 9 (0.42%) OCPJP
12 6 (0.28%) CCNA
12 6 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.28%) MCSE
13 5 (0.23%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.23%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.23%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.27%) Data Quality
2 69 (3.20%) QA
3 34 (1.58%) SLA
4 26 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.28%) GCP
6 4 (0.19%) FATCA
6 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.14%) EMIR
7 3 (0.14%) SEPA
8 2 (0.093%) CDISC
8 2 (0.093%) MiFID
9 1 (0.046%) Basel II
9 1 (0.046%) COBIT
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.046%) Solvency II
System Software
1 101 (4.69%) Docker
2 51 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
3 38 (1.76%) Active Directory
4 37 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (0.93%) HDFS
6 18 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 16 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
8 15 (0.70%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.65%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.37%) Samba
11 5 (0.23%) StorNext
12 4 (0.19%) Varnish
13 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.14%) Postfix
14 2 (0.093%) LXC
14 2 (0.093%) NFS
14 2 (0.093%) SRDF
14 2 (0.093%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 111 (5.16%) Puppet
2 103 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (2.60%) Ansible
4 30 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 18 (0.84%) Kubernetes
6 17 (0.79%) Kibana
7 16 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
7 16 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 15 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (0.65%) Nagios
10 12 (0.56%) Data Guard
11 11 (0.51%) Oozie
12 10 (0.46%) Control-M
13 9 (0.42%) TIBCO Hawk
14 8 (0.37%) BladeLogic
15 6 (0.28%) SCOM
16 5 (0.23%) collectd
16 5 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
16 5 (0.23%) Icinga
16 5 (0.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 773 (35.90%) Oracle
2 281 (13.05%) Microsoft
3 164 (7.62%) Sybase
4 83 (3.86%) IBM
5 71 (3.30%) VMware
6 68 (3.16%) Red Hat
7 59 (2.74%) SAP
8 53 (2.46%) Zend
9 46 (2.14%) Teradata
10 43 (2.00%) Cloudera
10 43 (2.00%) Google
11 37 (1.72%) Tableau
12 34 (1.58%) HP
12 34 (1.58%) TIBCO
13 31 (1.44%) Informatica
14 28 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
14 28 (1.30%) Talend
15 26 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
16 24 (1.11%) Perforce
17 23 (1.07%) F5
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London
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Swansea, West Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
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Belfast, County Antrim
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Oxfordshire
Stratospherec
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Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Computer People
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London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
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London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
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London
Canary Wharf and City
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London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
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London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
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Worthing, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
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City, London
Darwin Recruitment
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London
Engage PSG
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City, London
Hydrogen Group
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
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Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
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TEKsystems
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City, London
TEKsystems
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West London
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Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
NDORMS, University of Oxford
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