The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Database Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Specialist
UK / England
Rank 556 585 584
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Database Specialist 9 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.022% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.023% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Median daily rate £438 £335 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £278 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £373 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Database Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Database Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Database Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Database Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Database Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Database Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in England

Database Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Database Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Database Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
London +14 4 £456 -
East of England - 2 £450 -
North West +25 1 £500 +62.60%
South East +12 1 £425 +26.86%
Yorkshire +5 1 £200 -
Database Specialist
UK

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Database Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 17 (58.62%) Oracle Database
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (20.69%) Database Security
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (20.69%) Database Tuning
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (20.69%) SOA
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (17.24%) Service Management
7 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
8 4 (13.79%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (13.79%) VB
8 4 (13.79%) .NET
8 4 (13.79%) C#
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (10.34%) MySQL
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
10 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing

Database Specialist 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 6 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.45%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (3.45%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.45%) Ajax
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) D3.js
2 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) JDBC
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (20.69%) Database Security
3 6 (20.69%) Database Tuning
3 6 (20.69%) SOA
4 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) E-business
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) ITSM
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Ambari
2 1 (3.45%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) EMC
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Sybase
2 1 (3.45%) VMware