The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Database Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Engineer
Rank 608 608 636
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Database Engineer 19 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.053% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.056% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 10
Median daily rate £325 £450 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +239.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £300 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £325 £208
% change year-on-year
-47.69% +56.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- -53.60%

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Database Engineer in the job title.

Database Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Database Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Database Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Database Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Database Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Database Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Database Engineer
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 17 £325 -27.77% 6
London -9 9 £480 -1.53% 3
North West +7 2 £413 -
City of London -1 2 £550 +22.22%
Lancashire -5 2 £413 -
Enfield - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Plymouth +14 1 - -
South East +11 1 £170 -15.00%
South West +9 1 - -
Berkshire +9 1 £170 -
East of England +7 1 £163 -63.88% 1
Devon +3 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Sunderland - 1 £125 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £125 - 1
Basildon - 1 £163 -
Blackpool - 1 £500 -
Taunton - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £125 - 1
Slough - 1 £170 -
Essex - 1 £163 -

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Database Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) DBS Check
3 11 (28.21%) DHCP
3 11 (28.21%) DNS
4 10 (25.64%) SQL
5 9 (23.08%) Linux
6 7 (17.95%) Oracle
6 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
6 7 (17.95%) VMware
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
6 7 (17.95%) Office 365
7 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (15.38%) Law
7 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 5 (12.82%) SCCM
8 5 (12.82%) Wireless
8 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
8 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
8 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
9 4 (10.26%) Database Security
9 4 (10.26%) PostGIS
9 4 (10.26%) Banking
9 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.26%) Apple
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.26%) Unix

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DHCP
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) Wireless
3 3 (7.69%) ATM
3 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) IPv6
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) Extranet
5 1 (2.56%) Intranet
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) DB2
3 3 (7.69%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
1 6 (15.38%) Law
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) PostGIS
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.26%) Unix
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) Solaris
8 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (10.26%) Database Security
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Network Management
4 3 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.13%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (2.56%) Data Management
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.56%) Quantitative Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) Go
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) Rust
4 1 (2.56%) Scala
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) OCP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.56%) GPFS
5 1 (2.56%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.69%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
1 7 (17.95%) VMware
2 4 (10.26%) Apple
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) NCR
3 3 (7.69%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Intel Security
4 2 (5.13%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.56%) Imperva
5 1 (2.56%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.56%) Trustwave
5 1 (2.56%) WorldPay
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