The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLDB 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
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 597 562 560
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -2
Contract jobs citing VLDB 15 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.14% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
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£369 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.14% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £298 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £515 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £401
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

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
11672 11651 11019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.52% 22.84% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7751 7221 6593
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 254 291
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLDB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

VLDB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VLDB
Daily Rate Trend

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

VLDB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VLDB
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLDB within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

VLDB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VLDB
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VLDB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VLDB
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLDB 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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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 -5 15 £369 -11.14% 4
London -11 11 £375 -9.63% 1
City of London +17 4 £369 -11.14% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Chester - - - - 2
Croydon - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - -

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VLDB 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 VLDB.

1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (61.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) Data Mining
4 10 (55.56%) ETL
4 10 (55.56%) Service Management
5 7 (38.89%) QA
6 6 (33.33%) ITSM
6 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) Data Governance
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
8 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
8 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
8 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (16.67%) OLTP
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) MySQL
9 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
9 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) Vertica
9 3 (16.67%) Big Data
9 3 (16.67%) Talend

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VLDB 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 VLDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (55.56%) Data Mining
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 3 (16.67%) OLTP
5 3 (16.67%) MySQL
5 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
5 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (16.67%) Big Data
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.56%) DB2
7 1 (5.56%) OLAP
7 1 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (5.56%) QlikView
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.56%) Pentaho
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Data Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) DBA
2 6 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Server Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Kimball Methodology
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) ETL
2 10 (55.56%) Service Management
3 6 (33.33%) ITSM
4 5 (27.78%) Data Governance
4 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
5 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Vertica
1 3 (16.67%) Talend
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Perforce
3 1 (5.56%) Greenplum
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata
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