Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of RedGate products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RedGate over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Red Gate Software.

RedGate
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 783 788 816
Rank change year-on-year +5 +28 0
Contract jobs citing RedGate 60 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.073% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 31
England median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £319 £268 £280
90th Percentile £519 £514 £503
UK median daily rate £420 £413 £363
% change year-on-year +1.82% +13.79% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £57.50 -

RedGate is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,231 39,804 42,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.05% 44.73% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,977 24,690 25,350
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,314 1,460 1,719
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.34%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.29 £10.08
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.78 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%

RedGate
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RedGate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RedGate in England

RedGate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RedGate in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for RedGate in England

RedGate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RedGate in England over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RedGate in England

RedGate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RedGate in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RedGate in England

RedGate
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RedGate within the England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -38 34 £450 +9.09% 2
North of England +39 10 £300 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +1 10 £300 +9.09%
East of England - 9 £350 -
Midlands +9 4 £419 +49.55% 2
South East -5 3 £450 +20.00% 3
West Midlands +1 2 £406 +45.09%
East Midlands - 2 £419 - 2
RedGate
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RedGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for RedGate.

1 58 (96.67%) SQL
2 52 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 42 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (53.33%) Finance
5 26 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (35.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (31.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (30.00%) Windows
11 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (26.67%) PowerShell
13 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
13 15 (25.00%) .NET
13 15 (25.00%) ETL
14 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
14 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (23.33%) DevOps
15 13 (21.67%) Scrum
15 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
15 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
17 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (18.33%) TeamCity
17 11 (18.33%) Capacity Planning
18 10 (16.67%) Puppet
18 10 (16.67%) MSBuild
18 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

RedGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (16.67%) IIS
2 8 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) GemFire
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) GitHub
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) snoop
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 42 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (43.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (31.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (15.00%) QlikView
11 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
11 5 (8.33%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (8.33%) Star Schema
12 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
13 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
14 1 (1.67%) Data Lake
14 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (1.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (18.33%) TeamCity
3 10 (16.67%) MSBuild
4 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.33%) LINQPad
5 2 (3.33%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.67%) MSI
6 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 32 (53.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Economy
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) DBA
2 23 (38.33%) SQL DBA
3 22 (36.67%) Developer
4 19 (31.67%) SQL Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) PowerShell Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (5.00%) Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) SSIS Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (3.33%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) MSMQ
2 8 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.33%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.33%) JSON
4 2 (3.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (3.33%) REST
4 2 (3.33%) WCF
4 2 (3.33%) WinForms
4 2 (3.33%) WPF
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) MDX
5 1 (1.67%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Online Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Clustering
4 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.00%) Replication
6 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.00%) ETL
5 14 (23.33%) DevOps
6 13 (21.67%) Scrum
7 12 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (18.33%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 10 (16.67%) Task Automation
10 9 (15.00%) Analytical Thinking
11 8 (13.33%) Application Performance Management
11 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 8 (13.33%) Migration
11 8 (13.33%) Performance Management
12 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
13 6 (10.00%) High Availability
14 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
14 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (96.67%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.00%) MCITP
2 9 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.67%) MCP
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (6.67%) Ansible
3 2 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.67%) SCOM
4 1 (1.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) AppDynamics
2 8 (13.33%) Dynatrace
2 8 (13.33%) New Relic
3 3 (5.00%) HP
3 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.33%) Infragistics
4 2 (3.33%) Neverfail
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Syncfusion
4 2 (3.33%) Telerik
5 1 (1.67%) Lumension
5 1 (1.67%) McAfee
5 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.67%) Solace
5 1 (1.67%) TIBCO