The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Database Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Engineer
Rank 611 602 603
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Database Engineer 19 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.057% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.060% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 4
Median daily rate £388 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £165 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £44.59 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.13% -
Database Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46888 50234 48267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.99% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30895 32536 29727
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1905 1932
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Database Engineer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Database Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Database Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Database Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +12 6 £425 -
North West +10 4 £241 +7.22%
West Midlands - 3 £261 -
Yorkshire +5 2 £550 +120.00%
South West +9 1 - - 1
London -17 1 - - 5
Database Engineer
UK

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Database Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 15 (34.09%) DBS Check
4 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
4 13 (29.55%) VMware
5 12 (27.27%) SQL
5 12 (27.27%) Oracle
6 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
7 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
9 7 (15.91%) DHCP
9 7 (15.91%) DNS
9 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (15.91%) DevOps
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.64%) HP
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.64%) SAN
10 6 (13.64%) Citrix
10 6 (13.64%) ITIL
11 5 (11.36%) MySQL
11 5 (11.36%) Unix
11 5 (11.36%) Python
11 5 (11.36%) SLA
11 5 (11.36%) Cisco

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) IaaS
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) DHCP
1 7 (15.91%) DNS
2 6 (13.64%) SAN
3 4 (9.09%) Wireless
4 3 (6.82%) Internet
4 3 (6.82%) IPv6
4 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.55%) AMQP
5 2 (4.55%) Intranet
5 2 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.27%) Extranet
6 1 (2.27%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) MySQL
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.55%) MariaDB
6 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.27%) Informix
7 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.55%) Banking
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) PostGIS
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) JSON
3 2 (4.55%) JSON Schema
3 2 (4.55%) Node.js
3 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) RESTful
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
3 2 (4.55%) XSD
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.27%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.36%) Unix
6 4 (9.09%) CentOS
7 3 (6.82%) AIX
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) DevOps
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.09%) System Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.82%) Migration
4 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.82%) Time Management
4 3 (6.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.55%) Data Management
5 2 (4.55%) Microservices
5 2 (4.55%) Open Source
5 2 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.27%) OO
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Python
3 3 (6.82%) C
3 3 (6.82%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) C++
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.27%) Go
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) Rust
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) DBS Check
2 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.55%) MCP
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.27%) GPFS
6 1 (2.27%) StorNext
6 1 (2.27%) vCloud
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.36%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) Puppet
4 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (2.27%) Salt
5 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
1 13 (29.55%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Citrix
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco
4 5 (11.36%) IBM
5 4 (9.09%) Apple
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.82%) Altiris
6 3 (6.82%) EMC
6 3 (6.82%) Remedy
7 2 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.27%) hybris
8 1 (2.27%) Imperva
8 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.27%) Interwoven
8 1 (2.27%) Trustwave