The table below looks at the statistics for Database Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Security over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Security
Rank 116 127 131
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Database Security 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£498 £434 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £313 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £535 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £75.50 - £16.00
Database Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1805 1782 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.76% 69.42% 66.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 818 735
Average daily rate £388 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Database Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Security across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Security Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Database Security
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Security across the Berkshire region.

Database Security Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Database Security
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 1 £500 +15.27%
Newbury - - - -
Database Security
South East

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Database Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Database Security.

1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) PKI
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Smart Meter
2 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Matrix Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Database Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Database Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) IT Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) PKI
2 4 (57.14%) Smart Meter
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Matrix Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft