Period
to 24 May 2019

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 6 months to 24 May 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 Management System (RDBMS)
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 272 240 243
Rank change year-on-year -32 +3 +58
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 86 139 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 4.14% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 102 68
South East median daily rate £479 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +26.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £351 £315 £268
90th Percentile £559 £620 £504
England median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +52.54% -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year +22.22% +93.55% -43.98%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,981 3,361 3,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.05% 20.10% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,867 2,068 1,968
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.24% +0.13%
10th Percentile £306 £306 £281
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £488 £475 £447
% change year-on-year +2.63% +6.26% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 47 75
South East median hourly rate £47.09 £40.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.71% +135.29% -13.28%
10th Percentile £20.85 £11.80 £9.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.00 £47.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +9.09%

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 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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 6 months to 24 May 2019. 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
Hampshire -13 51 £438 -7.89% 1
Surrey +6 18 £500 +17.65%
Thames Valley -16 9 £300 -34.25% 2
Kent - 8 £525 -
Berkshire -35 4 £525 +2.94% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £250 -20.63% 1
Oxfordshire +21 2 £400 +6.67%
East Sussex -11 1 - - 2
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS 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 South East region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 86 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 46 (53.49%) SQL
2 46 (53.49%) Oracle
3 42 (48.84%) Linux
4 41 (47.67%) Oracle Database
5 36 (41.86%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (38.37%) Java
7 29 (33.72%) Windows
8 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
10 25 (29.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (29.07%) Finance
10 25 (29.07%) Oracle RMAN
10 25 (29.07%) Oracle RAC
11 24 (27.91%) Middleware
12 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
12 23 (26.74%) HTML
12 23 (26.74%) Unix
12 23 (26.74%) XML
12 23 (26.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 22 (25.58%) NoSQL
13 22 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (25.58%) Shell Script
14 20 (23.26%) Scrum
14 20 (23.26%) Oracle Exadata
14 20 (23.26%) Oracle BI EE
15 19 (22.09%) JSON
15 19 (22.09%) Spring
15 19 (22.09%) Management Information System
15 19 (22.09%) PL/SQL

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 4 (4.65%) JBoss
2 3 (3.49%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.33%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.79%) OpenShift
4 5 (5.81%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.33%) SaaS
6 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.16%) GitHub
6 1 (1.16%) IaaS
6 1 (1.16%) npm
6 1 (1.16%) NuGet
6 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) LAN
1 9 (10.47%) WAN
2 3 (3.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) DHCP
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.16%) MPLS
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) SMTP
3 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 41 (47.67%) Oracle Database
3 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
4 23 (26.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (25.58%) NoSQL
6 20 (23.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 20 (23.26%) Oracle Exadata
7 16 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (10.47%) MariaDB
10 8 (9.30%) Big Data
11 5 (5.81%) MySQL
11 5 (5.81%) Power BI
12 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
13 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
13 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (2.33%) OLAP
14 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.98%) JIRA
3 4 (4.65%) Bitbucket
3 4 (4.65%) Maven
4 3 (3.49%) JUnit
4 3 (3.49%) Mockito
4 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (2.33%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (2.33%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.33%) Jtest
5 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.33%) TestNG
5 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.16%) CF BOSH
6 1 (1.16%) git-flow
General
1 25 (29.07%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Automotive
3 1 (1.16%) Billing
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Developer
2 26 (30.23%) DBA
3 23 (26.74%) Oracle DBA
4 20 (23.26%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Administrator
6 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared DBA
7 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared DBA
7 5 (5.81%) Senior DBA
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.65%) Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Database Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) Middleware
2 23 (26.74%) HTML
2 23 (26.74%) XML
3 19 (22.09%) JSON
3 19 (22.09%) Spring
4 16 (18.60%) Akka
4 16 (18.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 15 (17.44%) XHTML
6 12 (13.95%) Java EE
7 11 (12.79%) .NET
8 8 (9.30%) .NET Framework
8 8 (9.30%) CSS
9 7 (8.14%) J2EE
9 7 (8.14%) RESTful
9 7 (8.14%) Web Services
10 6 (6.98%) Entity Framework
11 5 (5.81%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.81%) jQuery
11 5 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.47%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (9.30%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.81%) Clustering
4 5 (5.81%) Replication
5 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.49%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.33%) User Experience
8 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (48.84%) Linux
2 29 (33.72%) Windows
3 23 (26.74%) Unix
4 16 (18.60%) AIX
5 15 (17.44%) Oracle Linux
5 15 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Solaris
6 1 (1.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (23.26%) Scrum
6 17 (19.77%) CRM
6 17 (19.77%) Kanban
7 15 (17.44%) Load Balancing
8 13 (15.12%) DevOps
8 13 (15.12%) Strategic Management
9 11 (12.79%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (12.79%) Time Management
10 10 (11.63%) ITIL
10 10 (11.63%) Migration
11 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.30%) Validation
13 7 (8.14%) Code Coverage
13 7 (8.14%) High Availability
13 7 (8.14%) OO
13 7 (8.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (53.49%) SQL
2 33 (38.37%) Java
3 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
4 22 (25.58%) Shell Script
5 19 (22.09%) Java 8
5 19 (22.09%) PL/SQL
6 10 (11.63%) C#
7 7 (8.14%) C++
8 5 (5.81%) Python
9 4 (4.65%) Perl
9 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.49%) Ruby
11 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.33%) R
11 2 (2.33%) Scala
12 1 (1.16%) C
12 1 (1.16%) PHP
12 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.12%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.63%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) OCP
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.16%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (29.07%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (15.12%) Docker
3 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.16%) HDFS
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (29.07%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (18.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (11.63%) Data Guard
4 5 (5.81%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.49%) Puppet
7 2 (2.33%) Ansible
7 2 (2.33%) Kibana
8 1 (1.16%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.16%) Mesos
8 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (53.49%) Oracle
2 15 (17.44%) IBM
3 14 (16.28%) Informatica
4 12 (13.95%) VMware
5 10 (11.63%) NetApp
6 9 (10.47%) EMC
7 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.98%) Tableau
9 2 (2.33%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.33%) Google
9 2 (2.33%) Vertica
10 1 (1.16%) Citrix
10 1 (1.16%) HP
10 1 (1.16%) Remedy
10 1 (1.16%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.16%) SAP
10 1 (1.16%) Veeam
10 1 (1.16%) Veritas