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 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 Specialist
Rank 623 616 604
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Database Specialist 7 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.030% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.032% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 10
Median daily rate £287 £200 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% -57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £282 £110 £350
% change year-on-year
+156.67% -68.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - -
Database Specialist
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 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 28 August 2016.

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 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
Yorkshire - 4 £225 -
South East 0 1 £400 +263.63%
London -7 1 £350 -12.50%
West Midlands -25 1 - -
Database Specialist
UK

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Replication
5 3 (23.08%) Clustering
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) vSphere
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) NHS
6 2 (15.38%) VB
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) SUSE
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ambari
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware