The first table below looks at the demand for the Database Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Engineer
Rank 560 543 545
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Database Engineer 4 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.011% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.012% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £483 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Database Engineer
UK

Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Database Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Database Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Database Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Database Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Engineer across the England region.

Database Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Database Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
London +6 4 £425 -15.00% 4
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Database Engineer
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Database Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Database Engineer in their job title 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 with Database Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle
3 10 (38.46%) Replication
4 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 7 (26.92%) Perl
5 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
6 6 (23.08%) MySQL
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) Sybase
7 5 (19.23%) DB2
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
8 4 (15.38%) Database Security
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (15.38%) Greenplum
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) Java
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (11.54%) Clustering
9 3 (11.54%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) Toad

Database Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Database Engineer in their job title 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 with Database Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) 4G
2 1 (3.85%) 3G
2 1 (3.85%) 2G
2 1 (3.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) MySQL
3 5 (19.23%) DB2
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Ingres
6 1 (3.85%) MS Access
6 1 (3.85%) OLTP
6 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Toad
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
3 4 (15.38%) Database Security
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Perl
2 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) OCP
2 2 (7.69%) OCA
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Sybase
4 4 (15.38%) Greenplum
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) VMware