The first table below looks at the demand for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 94 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 24 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.85% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.65% 3.92% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 15
Average daily rate
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£308 £318 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.14% -27.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £213 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £375 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £43.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +29.32%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
425 434 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.35% 21.80% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 246 254
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDBMS across the West Midlands region.

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the West Midlands region.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Warwickshire - 6 £250 - 2
Birmingham -4 4 £373 +43.26% 1
Coventry -11 3 £420 +12.00% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £275 -
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
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RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS.

1 55 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 26 (47.27%) Oracle
2 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
3 24 (43.64%) SQL
4 20 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (32.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (29.09%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (25.45%) Data Modelling
8 14 (25.45%) Oracle Database
9 13 (23.64%) Shell Script
10 12 (21.82%) Data Analysis
11 10 (18.18%) GIS
11 10 (18.18%) Finance
11 10 (18.18%) EAI
11 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 10 (18.18%) UNIX
11 10 (18.18%) Mobile Computing
12 9 (16.36%) CRM
12 9 (16.36%) C
12 9 (16.36%) Java
12 9 (16.36%) .NET
13 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (14.55%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
14 7 (12.73%) NHibernate
14 7 (12.73%) Casewise
14 7 (12.73%) Casewise Modeler
14 7 (12.73%) TDD

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 3 (5.45%) Joomla!
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Documentum
4 1 (1.82%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Casewise Modeler
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
3 18 (32.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (29.09%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (25.45%) Oracle Database
7 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (5.45%) OLAP
8 3 (5.45%) MySQL
9 2 (3.64%) MS Access
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.64%) PowerCenter
9 2 (3.64%) Star Schema
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.64%) Big Data
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (7.27%) ProC
3 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) Architect
3 14 (25.45%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Server Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) DBA
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C Developer
8 3 (5.45%) CRM Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Programmer
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) NHibernate
2 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
2 7 (12.73%) CSS
2 7 (12.73%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
4 5 (9.09%) Spring.NET
4 5 (9.09%) WPF
4 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 5 (9.09%) WinForms
4 5 (9.09%) JSP
4 5 (9.09%) Servlets
4 5 (9.09%) J2EE
5 4 (7.27%) Middleware
5 4 (7.27%) Java EE
5 4 (7.27%) WCF
6 2 (3.64%) XSLT
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) GIS
1 10 (18.18%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) UNIX
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 4 (7.27%) AIX
3 4 (7.27%) Solaris
4 2 (3.64%) Windows NT
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (25.45%) Data Modelling
3 12 (21.82%) Data Analysis
4 10 (18.18%) EAI
5 9 (16.36%) CRM
6 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (14.55%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
7 7 (12.73%) TDD
7 7 (12.73%) Migration
7 7 (12.73%) SSADM
7 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.91%) ETL
8 6 (10.91%) MVC
8 6 (10.91%) Data Mapping
9 5 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (9.09%) AOP
10 4 (7.27%) Analytics
11 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) Shell Script
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.36%) C
4 9 (16.36%) Java
5 7 (12.73%) C#
6 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) MOM
1 2 (3.64%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (3.64%) Control-M
1 2 (3.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Casewise
3 5 (9.09%) JBoss
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) Informatica
6 2 (3.64%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) BMC
7 1 (1.82%) KANA
7 1 (1.82%) Progress
7 1 (1.82%) Sybase