The table below looks at the statistics for Database Security skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Security over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Security
Rank 600 574 564
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -10
Contract jobs citing Database Security 40 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 49
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £355 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £447 £395 £323
% change year-on-year
+13.03% +22.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45554 43915 42300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.78% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30085 27355 26388
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1272 1188
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Database Security
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Security within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Security
Daily Rate Trend

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

Database Security Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Database Security
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Security within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Database Security Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Database Security
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Database Security Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Database Security
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Security within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 -44 36 £425 +6.25% 18
London -9 20 £365 -16.57% 4
South East -13 10 £450 +5.88% 4
City of London +39 7 £313 -28.57%
Hampshire -1 5 £463 +12.12% 1
Edinburgh - 4 £425 -
Scotland - 4 £425 -
East Midlands +7 3 - -
Nottinghamshire 0 3 - -
Winchester -6 3 £475 +15.15%
Reading - 3 £450 - 2
Berkshire - 3 £450 - 2
Nottingham -6 2 - -
Surrey -15 2 £405 -6.35%
North West -19 2 - - 6
Southampton +15 1 - - 1
Cobham +2 1 £410 -3.52%
Merseyside +2 1 - - 2
Manchester -9 1 - - 4
Hammersmith - 1 - -

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Database Security also 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 that cited Database Security.

1 42 (56.76%) SQL
2 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
3 30 (40.54%) Performance Tuning
4 29 (39.19%) Oracle
5 23 (31.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (28.38%) T-SQL
6 21 (28.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (24.32%) Oracle Database
8 17 (22.97%) Linux
9 15 (20.27%) Migration
10 14 (18.92%) Windows
10 14 (18.92%) C#
10 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
11 13 (17.57%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
11 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
11 13 (17.57%) Database Tuning
12 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (16.22%) Unix
12 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
13 11 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
14 10 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (13.51%) MySQL
14 10 (13.51%) Replication
15 9 (12.16%) Clustering
15 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Database Security also 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 that cited Database Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (6.76%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (6.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.70%) HTTP
4 2 (2.70%) Internet
4 2 (2.70%) LDAP
4 2 (2.70%) Network Security
4 2 (2.70%) Wireless
5 1 (1.35%) DHCP
5 1 (1.35%) DMZ
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) Intranet
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) VPN
5 1 (1.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.35%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (31.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (28.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (24.32%) Oracle Database
5 13 (17.57%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
8 10 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (13.51%) MySQL
8 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
10 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (8.11%) Informix
11 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
12 5 (6.76%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (6.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.05%) Toad
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.35%) French Language
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (60.81%) DBA
2 21 (28.38%) SQL DBA
3 15 (20.27%) Oracle DBA
4 13 (17.57%) SQL Server DBA
5 12 (16.22%) Administrator
6 10 (13.51%) Architect
6 10 (13.51%) Consultant
7 8 (10.81%) Senior DBA
8 7 (9.46%) Database Architect
9 6 (8.11%) Developer
9 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL Consultant
9 6 (8.11%) Security Specialist
10 5 (6.76%) Database Consultant
10 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 5 (6.76%) Senior SQL DBA
10 5 (6.76%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
10 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (6.76%) SSIS Developer
10 5 (6.76%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) PostGIS
2 7 (9.46%) XML
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (4.05%) POSIX
5 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.51%) Replication
3 9 (12.16%) Clustering
4 5 (6.76%) PKI
5 4 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.41%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 14 (18.92%) Windows
3 12 (16.22%) Unix
4 5 (6.76%) AIX
4 5 (6.76%) Solaris
5 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (20.27%) Migration
3 13 (17.57%) Database Tuning
4 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.81%) ETL
6 7 (9.46%) DevOps
6 7 (9.46%) Information Security
7 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.11%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (8.11%) OO
7 6 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (8.11%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.76%) CRM
8 5 (6.76%) Database Optimisation
8 5 (6.76%) High Availability
8 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.76%) SQL
2 21 (28.38%) T-SQL
3 14 (18.92%) C#
4 8 (10.81%) Java
4 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.46%) C++
5 7 (9.46%) PHP
5 7 (9.46%) VBScript
6 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) Degree
4 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.70%) CISSP
5 2 (2.70%) OCP
6 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.35%) CCNP
6 1 (1.35%) CEH
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) COBIT
3 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.35%) GAAP
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.76%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.35%) Nessus
4 1 (1.35%) Puppet
4 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Oracle
2 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) RedGate
4 5 (6.76%) Cognos
5 3 (4.05%) F5
5 3 (4.05%) Remedy
6 2 (2.70%) Google
6 2 (2.70%) Imperva
6 2 (2.70%) Informatica
6 2 (2.70%) Sybase
6 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.35%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Juniper
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Sourcefire