Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Relational Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Relational Database over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 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.

Relational Database
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 62 48
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14 -
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 7 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.91% 1.68% 1.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.80% 5.73% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 11
Kent median daily rate £550 £575 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +53.33% -
10th Percentile £525 £563 £300
90th Percentile £575 £588 £565
South East median daily rate £438 £475 £405
% change year-on-year -7.89% +17.28% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £41.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +14.46% +56.60% -

Relational Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 103 157 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.07% 29.24% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 123 87
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £233
90th Percentile £575 £474 £541
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +164.71% -35.85%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Relational Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Kent

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Relational Database in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Kent

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Kent region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Sybase
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Process Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Break/Fix
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Law
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) GitHub
4 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Python

Relational Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
1 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) GitLab
1 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
1 5 (71.43%) Sybase DBA
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Break/Fix
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (71.43%) Process Improvement
1 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (71.43%) Sybase
2 2 (28.57%) SaltStack
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft