The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Specialist
Rank 585 551 538
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Database Specialist 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.019% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.021% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
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£450 £375 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
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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
46377 43815 42054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.76% 92.62% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29997 26942 24224
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1904 1934 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Database Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £450 -
South East -40 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Database Specialist
UK

Database Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Database Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) DB2
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (36.84%) Service Management
6 6 (31.58%) Retail
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Sybase
8 3 (15.79%) UNIX
8 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
8 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Big Data
8 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
9 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
9 2 (10.53%) Validation
9 2 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) OpenVMS
9 2 (10.53%) Fortran
9 2 (10.53%) Pascal

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Database Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) DB2
3 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) Big Data
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) OLAP
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) DTS
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Anywhere
5 1 (5.26%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) ERwin
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) German Language
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) OpenVMS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (36.84%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.26%) DNA
5 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Fortran
2 2 (10.53%) Pascal
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PL/1
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Sybase
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce
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