The table below looks at the statistics for Database Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Security over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Security
Rank 173 192 190
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing Database Security 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.18% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £395 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £600 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Database Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Database Security Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Database Security
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Database Security Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Database Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Security across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Database Security Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Database Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Security across the City of London region.

Database Security Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (52.00%) SQL
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (36.00%) Replication
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 5 (20.00%) DTS
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (16.00%) High Availability
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (16.00%) Data Guard
10 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
11 3 (12.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
11 3 (12.00%) Information Security

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) SSH
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (20.00%) DTS
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
10 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) DBA
2 9 (36.00%) SQL DBA
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (20.00%) Security Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Applications Manager
7 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (8.00%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) IT Security Project Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) Flash
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.00%) High Availability
2 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (12.00%) Cash Management
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CISSP
1 2 (8.00%) CISA
1 2 (8.00%) CISM
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) VCP4
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) OCP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Sun
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas
3 1 (4.00%) Akamai