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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Analyst
Rank 562 532 510
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Database Analyst 15 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.053% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.058% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 20
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£278 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £151 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £421 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -44.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £37.50

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
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 30 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 27 January 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 -34 13 £278 -7.50% 13
London -15 3 £413 +135.71% 6
West Midlands - 3 £275 - 2
East of England -6 2 - -
South East -25 2 £198 +36.37%
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
North East - 2 - - 1
Durham - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £198 -
City of London +12 1 £475 +171.42% 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £225 -
Winchester - 1 £280 -
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Paignton - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Database Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle
5 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Management
7 5 (16.13%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
8 4 (12.90%) Business Objects
8 4 (12.90%) MS Access
8 4 (12.90%) ETL
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (9.68%) SCCM
9 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.68%) Data Management
9 3 (9.68%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (9.68%) CRM
9 3 (9.68%) UNIX
9 3 (9.68%) Windows
9 3 (9.68%) VBA
9 3 (9.68%) Migration
10 2 (6.45%) Finance
10 2 (6.45%) Citrix

Database Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) SPSS
2 2 (6.45%) FastStats
3 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.90%) MS Access
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (6.45%) BODI
5 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (3.23%) QlikView
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Toad
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.23%) PVCS
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) UNIX
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (19.35%) Performance Management
3 4 (12.90%) ETL
4 3 (9.68%) Data Management
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Database Marketing
5 2 (6.45%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Document Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.68%) VBA
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Korn
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) IIBA
3 1 (3.23%) MCTS
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) WMI
2 1 (3.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Altiris
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) Sybase
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Brio