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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Analyst
Rank 581 580 559
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Database Analyst 32 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.030% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.033% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 11
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£345 £289 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +15.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £156 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £360 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.00% -34.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+124.00% -

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 23 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 7 July 2015. 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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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 -6 31 £350 +21.21% 8
London +6 17 £375 +7.14%
South East -13 9 £213 -15.00% 4
City of London +3 7 £375 -16.66%
Berkshire - 4 £213 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £340 -
Yorkshire - 3 £340 -
Leeds - 3 £340 -
Hampshire - 2 £363 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £363 -
Bracknell - 2 £213 -
Surrey -3 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £368 -
South Wales - 1 £200 - 1
Wales - 1 £200 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £275 -
Cardiff - 1 £200 - 1
Epsom - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £368 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £275 -
Cheshire - 1 £368 -
East of England - 1 £275 -

Database Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 37 (62.71%) SQL
2 28 (47.46%) SQL Server
3 23 (38.98%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (32.20%) ETL
5 17 (28.81%) Oracle
6 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (20.34%) PL/SQL
9 11 (18.64%) MS Access
9 11 (18.64%) Migration
10 10 (16.95%) ITIL
11 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
11 9 (15.25%) Finance
11 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
12 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
12 8 (13.56%) Data Management
12 8 (13.56%) UNIX
12 8 (13.56%) VBA
13 7 (11.86%) Oracle OWB
14 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
14 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (8.47%) Degree
15 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
15 5 (8.47%) Java
15 5 (8.47%) .NET
15 5 (8.47%) LDAP

Database Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) FastStats
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) SPSS
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP HR
1 2 (3.39%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.39%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.69%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.69%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (47.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (18.64%) MS Access
5 7 (11.86%) Oracle OWB
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
9 3 (5.08%) MySQL
9 3 (5.08%) DB2
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.39%) SAP BW
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Subversion
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.39%) PVCS
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Front Office
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 4 (6.78%) XML
3 3 (5.08%) RESTful
4 2 (3.39%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (3.39%) FpML
4 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) JSP
5 1 (1.69%) OLE
5 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.69%) ODBC
5 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.69%) GIS
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Tandem
3 1 (1.69%) Statistics
3 1 (1.69%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) UNIX
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) ETL
2 11 (18.64%) Migration
3 10 (16.95%) ITIL
4 8 (13.56%) Data Management
5 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.78%) CRM
7 4 (6.78%) Information Security
7 4 (6.78%) Use Case
7 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.39%) Project Management
9 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) Database Marketing
9 2 (3.39%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (3.39%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) SQL
2 12 (20.34%) PL/SQL
3 8 (13.56%) VBA
4 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.47%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) C#
6 3 (5.08%) Perl
6 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) WorldPay
4 2 (3.39%) Splunk
4 2 (3.39%) Tableau
4 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.69%) McAfee
5 1 (1.69%) Teradata
5 1 (1.69%) Sybase
5 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.69%) Sun
5 1 (1.69%) Sage
5 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.69%) Rapid7
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