The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 31 31
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 0 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 4.64% 3.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 18.35% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 8
Median daily rate - £273 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -54.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -31.39% -6.70%  

RDBMS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 52 109 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 24.76% 25.29% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 69 59
Median daily rate £375 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £565 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £38.38 £45.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing RDBMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Lancashire

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Lancashire

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in Lancashire

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 6 (66.67%) Micro Focus
2 6 (66.67%) Tuxedo
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) COBOL
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) WinForms
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (66.67%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) WinForms
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOD
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) COBOL
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Micro Focus
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos