The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Analyst
Rank 599 571 533
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Database Analyst 20 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.059% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.063% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 27
Average daily rate £400 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
-45.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Database Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Database Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Analyst within the UK.

Database Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Database Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Database Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Database Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Analyst within the UK.

Database Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Database Analyst
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -7 18 £338 -3.57% 13
London -6 6 £275 -42.10% 4
City of London +41 5 £275 -42.10%
South East 0 5 £425 +41.66%
East of England +1 4 £400 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £400 -
West Midlands -13 3 £338 +22.72% 3
Birmingham - 3 £338 - 1
Hampshire +4 2 £425 +114.91%
Basingstoke +2 2 £425 +267.96%
Scotland -8 2 £431 +26.83%
Edinburgh -14 2 £431 +26.83%
Coventry - 2 - -
Walsall - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £270 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £270 -

Database Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Database Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Data Mapping
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.79%) Bloomberg
4 6 (15.79%) Banking
5 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Data Management
5 5 (13.16%) Fidessa
5 5 (13.16%) CRM
5 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) MySQL
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (10.53%) Change Control
6 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) DBS Check
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco
7 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) Reuters
7 3 (7.89%) Ab Initio
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.26%) Asset Management

Database Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Database Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) SAS
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.63%) DECT
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) MS Access
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) French Language
3 2 (5.26%) Italian Language
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) CMDB
2 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Solaris
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) VMS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Data Mapping
2 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.16%) CRM
2 5 (13.16%) Data Management
2 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
3 4 (10.53%) Change Control
3 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
3 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) ETL
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.63%) SAS Macro
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.63%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Bloomberg
3 5 (13.16%) Fidessa
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Ab Initio
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) Reuters
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.63%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.63%) SafeCom
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) VMware