The first table below looks at the demand for the Database Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 1 August 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 Merseyside 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Specialist
Rank 28 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Database Specialist 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.46% 0.83% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.90% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£350 - £193
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £193
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +65.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
206 222 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.06% 92.12% 90.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 131 76
Average daily rate £356 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 37
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.25 £16.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -27.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.80 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Database Specialist
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Database Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Database Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Database Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Database Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Database Specialist
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce