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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Security
Rank 183 197 194
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Database Security 17 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.16% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £415 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +72.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £400 £269
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +48.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 - £16.00
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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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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%) Banking
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (32.00%) Replication
6 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (20.00%) Information Security
9 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (16.00%) Database Tuning
10 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (12.00%) Cash Management
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (12.00%) High Availability
11 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
11 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
11 3 (12.00%) Clustering
11 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (12.00%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DHCP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) SSH
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (12.00%) DTS
6 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (4.00%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (4.00%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (48.00%) Banking
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) International Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) DBA
2 7 (28.00%) SQL DBA
3 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (4.00%) Flash
1 1 (4.00%) JDBC
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (16.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Cash Management
4 3 (12.00%) High Availability
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) BCP
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) OCP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) Foglight
2 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Akamai
3 1 (4.00%) Sun
3 1 (4.00%) BMC
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) IBM