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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 599 563 594
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +31
Contract jobs citing VLDB 2 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.023% 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.017% 0.10% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
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£625 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
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 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
11695 11620 12375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 21.84% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7207 7170 7212
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 £270 £253 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 197 323
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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
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 9 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 20 August 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 -37 2 £625 +66.66% 10
East Midlands +9 1 £625 - 1
London +6 1 - - 7
Nottingham - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
South East - - - - 1

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) Service Management
4 9 (47.37%) ETL
4 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (42.11%) HP
6 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (31.58%) Perl
6 6 (31.58%) QA
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
7 5 (26.32%) Data Guard
7 5 (26.32%) Database Tuning
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (26.32%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Statspack
7 5 (26.32%) Marketing
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) UNIX
7 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 5 (26.32%) ITSM
7 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
7 5 (26.32%) Replication
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) SSH
8 4 (21.05%) Teradata
8 4 (21.05%) Linux

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SSH
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
1 4 (21.05%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (15.79%) Big Data
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (5.26%) QlikView
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.26%) DB2
6 1 (5.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) German Language
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DBA
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
1 10 (52.63%) Service Management
2 9 (47.37%) ETL
2 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (26.32%) Database Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) ITSM
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Perl
3 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) OCP
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
2 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Data Guard
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Statspack
2 4 (21.05%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Teradata
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Greenplum
5 1 (5.26%) Perforce
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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