The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Security
Rank 542 521 539
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs citing Database Security 51 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.092% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 21
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£388 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £335 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £431 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 2014.

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 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 Security within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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 -24 50 £384 -11.01% 19
London +13 22 £425 +25.92% 11
South East -13 15 £335 -10.66% 3
City of London +23 11 £433 -3.88% 5
North West +3 6 £475 - 2
Surrey -2 4 - -
West Yorkshire +5 3 - -
Yorkshire +5 3 - - 1
Guildford - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £500 -
Berkshire +1 2 £459 -8.25%
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
Kent -3 1 £380 -15.55%
East of England -27 1 £363 -19.44% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £363 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 60 (53.10%) SQL
2 50 (44.25%) SQL Server
3 48 (42.48%) Windows
4 40 (35.40%) Microsoft
5 39 (34.51%) Banking
6 38 (33.63%) UNIX
7 36 (31.86%) Oracle
8 35 (30.97%) Finance
9 34 (30.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (23.89%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (23.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (23.01%) T-SQL
12 24 (21.24%) Management Information System
13 23 (20.35%) Linux
13 23 (20.35%) Oracle Database
14 22 (19.47%) Active Directory
14 22 (19.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (18.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 21 (18.58%) Replication
16 18 (15.93%) CISSP
16 18 (15.93%) Investment Banking
17 17 (15.04%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (14.16%) CISM
18 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2000
18 16 (14.16%) Cyber-Ark
18 16 (14.16%) Security Architecture
19 15 (13.27%) Relational Database
19 15 (13.27%) DTS
19 15 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 14 (12.39%) Clustering

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.42%) IIS
2 5 (4.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.77%) Apache
4 2 (1.77%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.77%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.88%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) Firewall
2 6 (5.31%) Network Security
3 5 (4.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.65%) SAN
5 2 (1.77%) Extranet
5 2 (1.77%) DHCP
5 2 (1.77%) HTTP
5 2 (1.77%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) FTP
6 1 (0.88%) WAN
6 1 (0.88%) SMTP
6 1 (0.88%) DMZ
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (44.25%) SQL Server
2 34 (30.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (23.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (20.35%) Oracle Database
5 22 (19.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (18.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 15 (13.27%) DTS
8 15 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (13.27%) Relational Database
9 14 (12.39%) RDBMS
10 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (9.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (6.19%) DB2
12 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (5.31%) MySQL
14 4 (3.54%) Informix
14 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (3.54%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.77%) PVCS
3 2 (1.77%) Toad
3 2 (1.77%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (34.51%) Banking
2 35 (30.97%) Finance
3 18 (15.93%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.54%) Marketing
4 4 (3.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.77%) International Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (40.71%) DBA
2 21 (18.58%) SQL DBA
3 19 (16.81%) Analyst
4 16 (14.16%) Administrator
5 15 (13.27%) Developer
6 14 (12.39%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (11.50%) Security Analyst
7 13 (11.50%) Senior Security Analyst
8 10 (8.85%) Oracle DBA
8 10 (8.85%) Project Manager
8 10 (8.85%) Consultant
8 10 (8.85%) Security Consultant
9 8 (7.08%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (6.19%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Database Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Support Engineer
12 3 (2.65%) Database Consultant
12 3 (2.65%) Database Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) IT Consultant
12 3 (2.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.08%) .NET
2 7 (6.19%) XML
3 4 (3.54%) WSH
3 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.77%) jQuery
4 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.77%) JDBC
4 2 (1.77%) ODBC
5 1 (0.88%) Web Services
5 1 (0.88%) REST
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.24%) Management Information System
2 21 (18.58%) Replication
3 14 (12.39%) Clustering
4 5 (4.42%) Statistics
5 4 (3.54%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.65%) Economics
6 3 (2.65%) PKI
7 2 (1.77%) PMI
7 2 (1.77%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) AS400
8 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.48%) Windows
2 38 (33.63%) UNIX
3 23 (20.35%) Linux
4 8 (7.08%) Solaris
4 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.54%) AIX
7 4 (3.54%) VMS
8 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.89%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (15.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (14.16%) Security Architecture
4 13 (11.50%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (9.73%) Information Security
6 10 (8.85%) ITIL
7 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.08%) Database Tuning
7 8 (7.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (6.19%) Project Management
8 7 (6.19%) CRM
8 7 (6.19%) ETL
8 7 (6.19%) Change Management
8 7 (6.19%) Data Management
9 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.31%) Migration
9 6 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.31%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.42%) High Availability
10 5 (4.42%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (53.10%) SQL
2 26 (23.01%) T-SQL
3 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
4 11 (9.73%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.08%) C#
6 7 (6.19%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.42%) Java
8 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.54%) C
8 4 (3.54%) VBScript
9 3 (2.65%) C++
9 3 (2.65%) Perl
10 2 (1.77%) PHP
10 2 (1.77%) Python
10 2 (1.77%) Ruby
11 1 (0.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (15.93%) CISSP
2 16 (14.16%) CISM
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.31%) OCP
4 5 (4.42%) Degree
4 5 (4.42%) CISA
5 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) MCTS
5 3 (2.65%) MCITP
6 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.77%) PMP
6 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.77%) OCA
6 2 (1.77%) MCSE
6 2 (1.77%) MCSA
6 2 (1.77%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.77%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (19.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.50%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.54%) SCOM
3 3 (2.65%) Control-M
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.88%) Foglight
Vendors
1 40 (35.40%) Microsoft
2 36 (31.86%) Oracle
3 16 (14.16%) Cyber-Ark
4 14 (12.39%) CheckPoint
5 13 (11.50%) Gemalto
6 9 (7.96%) Sybase
7 5 (4.42%) Red Gate
8 4 (3.54%) HP
8 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.54%) IBM
9 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.65%) Remedy
9 3 (2.65%) Varonis
9 3 (2.65%) Aveksa
10 2 (1.77%) VMware
10 2 (1.77%) Veritas
10 2 (1.77%) BMC
10 2 (1.77%) EMC
10 2 (1.77%) Sun
11 1 (0.88%) Murex
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