The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 618 633 615
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs citing VLDB 23 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.004% 0.027%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.015% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 14
Median daily rate £371 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £408 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-16.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
12148 12958 12600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.79% 22.84% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8227 8358 7925
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 170 219
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.35 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VLDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLDB within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 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 +22 23 £371 -15.14% 4
South East - 14 £366 -
Surrey - 9 £365 -
London - 9 £400 - 1
Redhill - 9 £365 -
West Sussex - 5 £366 -
Gatwick - 3 £366 -
Crawley - 2 £371 -
Croydon - 1 £374 -

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VLDB 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 VLDB.

1 27 (81.82%) Oracle
2 24 (72.73%) Unix
2 24 (72.73%) High Availability
3 23 (69.70%) Solaris
3 23 (69.70%) SAN
3 23 (69.70%) Veritas
3 23 (69.70%) NetBackup
4 22 (66.67%) Brocade
4 22 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 22 (66.67%) StorageTek
4 22 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
4 22 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 20 (60.61%) Sun
6 19 (57.58%) Linux
6 19 (57.58%) Oracle ZFS
7 18 (54.55%) EMC VMAX
7 18 (54.55%) GlusterFS
7 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Satellite
7 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (54.55%) EMC
7 18 (54.55%) Red Hat
7 18 (54.55%) MySQL
8 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
8 17 (51.52%) OLTP
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
9 10 (30.30%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (27.27%) T-SQL
11 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services

VLDB
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 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) SAN
2 22 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (12.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) MySQL
2 17 (51.52%) OLTP
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
4 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Administrator
2 22 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
3 10 (30.30%) DBA
4 9 (27.27%) SQL DBA
5 6 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (15.15%) Senior DBA
7 4 (12.12%) Senior SQL DBA
7 4 (12.12%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (9.09%) Consultant
8 3 (9.09%) Database Consultant
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Database Consultant
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Consultant
9 2 (6.06%) SAN Administrator
9 2 (6.06%) Solaris Administrator
10 1 (3.03%) Designer
10 1 (3.03%) Development DBA
10 1 (3.03%) Senior Development DBA
10 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) EMC VMAX
2 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Contactless
5 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Unix
2 23 (69.70%) Solaris
3 19 (57.58%) Linux
4 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) High Availability
2 22 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (15.15%) Security Management
5 4 (12.12%) Logistics
6 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.03%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.03%) Database Security
8 1 (3.03%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) AWK
4 1 (3.03%) Bourne shell
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Korn
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 18 (54.55%) GlusterFS
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas File System
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 23 (69.70%) NetBackup
2 22 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 19 (57.58%) Oracle ZFS
4 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Oracle
2 23 (69.70%) Veritas
3 22 (66.67%) Brocade
3 22 (66.67%) StorageTek
4 20 (60.61%) Sun
5 18 (54.55%) EMC
5 18 (54.55%) Red Hat
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) VMware
7 3 (9.09%) SimCorp
8 1 (3.03%) WorldPay
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