The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 June 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.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 230 199
Rank change year-on-year +33 -31  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 46 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.43% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.66% 2.09% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 36
Median daily rate £413 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £316 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £603 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -52.77% -44.61%  

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 the South East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1729 1863 2013
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.38% 20.75% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2325 2424 2660
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 68 47
Median hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.11% +51.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.25 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +17 17 £431 +7.81% 2
West Sussex +27 12 £400 -11.11% 1
Surrey +13 9 £450 -18.18% 6
Berkshire +2 3 £458 +22.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 3 £438 +9.37%
Oxfordshire - 2 £356 - 1
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 100 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 64 (64.00%) Oracle
3 60 (60.00%) SQL
4 51 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (47.00%) Linux
6 43 (43.00%) Oracle Database
7 40 (40.00%) Unix
8 36 (36.00%) JavaScript
9 35 (35.00%) HTML
9 35 (35.00%) Java
10 29 (29.00%) PL/SQL
10 29 (29.00%) Shell Script
11 27 (27.00%) SQL Server
11 27 (27.00%) jQuery
12 26 (26.00%) SQLPlus
12 26 (26.00%) Finance
12 26 (26.00%) SDLC
12 26 (26.00%) Waterfall
13 24 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (21.00%) HTML5
15 20 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
16 18 (18.00%) Java EE
16 18 (18.00%) Web Services
17 17 (17.00%) Tomcat
17 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
18 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
18 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
19 15 (15.00%) Red Hat
19 15 (15.00%) XML

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (17.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (14.00%) Apache
2 14 (14.00%) JBoss
3 6 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (3.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.00%) FileNet
6 2 (2.00%) CMS
6 2 (2.00%) Confluence
6 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.00%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.00%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) SAN
2 6 (6.00%) NAS
3 5 (5.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.00%) DNS
5 1 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.00%) Firewall
5 1 (1.00%) HTTP
5 1 (1.00%) Internet
5 1 (1.00%) LAN
5 1 (1.00%) LDAP
5 1 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 43 (43.00%) Oracle Database
3 27 (27.00%) SQL Server
4 26 (26.00%) SQLPlus
5 24 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (15.00%) Redis
7 10 (10.00%) DB2
7 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (8.00%) NoSQL
9 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (5.00%) Big Data
11 5 (5.00%) Hadoop
11 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
11 5 (5.00%) MySQL
11 5 (5.00%) Power BI
12 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.00%) Maven
2 6 (6.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (6.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.00%) JUnit
4 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.00%) ERwin
5 3 (3.00%) JIRA
5 3 (3.00%) Mockito
5 3 (3.00%) Selenium
5 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.00%) ProC
6 2 (2.00%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.00%) Gradle
7 1 (1.00%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Marketing
2 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Law
4 2 (2.00%) Back Office
4 2 (2.00%) Electronics
4 2 (2.00%) Local Government
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (54.00%) Developer
2 26 (26.00%) Oracle Developer
3 24 (24.00%) SQL Developer
4 22 (22.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 11 (11.00%) HTML Developer
5 11 (11.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (10.00%) DBA
6 10 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Integration Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Systems Developer
7 9 (9.00%) UI Developer
8 7 (7.00%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Administrator
8 7 (7.00%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Senior DBA
9 6 (6.00%) Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Applications Specialist
9 6 (6.00%) Linux Specialist
9 6 (6.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 6 (6.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.00%) HTML
2 27 (27.00%) jQuery
3 21 (21.00%) HTML5
4 18 (18.00%) Java EE
4 18 (18.00%) Web Services
5 15 (15.00%) XML
6 13 (13.00%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (13.00%) REST
7 11 (11.00%) Spring
8 9 (9.00%) .NET
8 9 (9.00%) SOAP
9 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (8.00%) CSS
9 8 (8.00%) JMS
9 8 (8.00%) JSF
10 7 (7.00%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.00%) JSON
10 7 (7.00%) RESTful
11 6 (6.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Replication
2 6 (6.00%) Clustering
2 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.00%) Linux
2 40 (40.00%) Unix
3 14 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (12.00%) Windows
5 10 (10.00%) AIX
6 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.00%) Solaris
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.00%) CentOS
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.00%) SDLC
2 26 (26.00%) Waterfall
3 20 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 17 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 13 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.00%) Scrum
8 10 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (10.00%) TDD
9 9 (9.00%) BDD
9 9 (9.00%) Project Management
9 9 (9.00%) UML
10 8 (8.00%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.00%) Microservices
10 8 (8.00%) Migration
10 8 (8.00%) MVC
11 7 (7.00%) Change Management
11 7 (7.00%) DevOps
11 7 (7.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.00%) SQL
2 36 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (35.00%) Java
4 29 (29.00%) PL/SQL
4 29 (29.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.00%) C#
6 9 (9.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.00%) Perl
7 7 (7.00%) VB
8 5 (5.00%) Python
9 2 (2.00%) C
9 2 (2.00%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.00%) Groovy
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) R
10 1 (1.00%) Scala
10 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.00%) Degree
4 14 (14.00%) CISSP
4 14 (14.00%) RHCE
4 14 (14.00%) RHCSA
5 6 (6.00%) MCDBA
5 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.00%) ISEB
6 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.00%) PhD
6 1 (1.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) PMO
2 4 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) IFRS
3 1 (1.00%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.00%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (11.00%) Puppet
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.00%) Cobbler
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.00%) Oozie
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 64 (64.00%) Oracle
2 15 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.00%) SAP
5 4 (4.00%) Teradata
6 3 (3.00%) Arqiva
6 3 (3.00%) Cognos
6 3 (3.00%) hybris
6 3 (3.00%) Informatica
6 3 (3.00%) Netezza
7 2 (2.00%) HP
7 2 (2.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.00%) Remedy
7 2 (2.00%) VMware
8 1 (1.00%) BMC
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco
8 1 (1.00%) Dell
8 1 (1.00%) F5
8 1 (1.00%) Gemalto
8 1 (1.00%) Juniper
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