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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Security
Rank 561 557 539
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing Database Security 72 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.095% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 34
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£425 £363 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £75.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £75.50 -
% change year-on-year
-50.33% -

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 +20 69 £425 +17.24% 26
London +19 27 £433 +1.76% 6
South East -14 22 £425 -0.58% 5
Hampshire - 11 £425 -
Winchester - 8 £425 -
East of England +6 7 £295 -18.62% 5
City of London +5 6 £470 +4.44% 2
Berkshire 0 6 £500 +0.50%
North West -34 6 £350 +4.63% 2
Liverpool - 5 £350 -
Merseyside - 5 £350 -
Essex - 5 £300 -
Surrey +1 4 £405 -14.73% 4
Cobham +1 4 £405 -14.73% 2
West Midlands - 4 £313 - 4
Scotland -13 3 £463 +242.93% 2
Bracknell - 3 £500 -
Brentwood - 3 £294 -
Hertfordshire +2 2 £290 -3.33% 5
Glasgow - 2 £463 - 1
South West - 2 £394 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £250 - 4
Devon - 2 £394 -
West Sussex -16 1 - -
Manchester -20 1 - - 2
North East -31 1 £435 +33.84%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £435 -
Worcestershire - 1 £395 -
Channel Islands - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 79 (58.09%) SQL Server
2 76 (55.88%) SQL
3 48 (35.29%) T-SQL
4 46 (33.82%) Oracle
5 44 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (28.68%) Performance Tuning
7 38 (27.94%) Windows
8 37 (27.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (21.32%) Information Security
9 29 (21.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (20.59%) Finance
10 28 (20.59%) Oracle Database
11 26 (19.12%) Linux
12 25 (18.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (16.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (15.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (14.71%) ITIL
16 19 (13.97%) PowerShell
17 18 (13.24%) Database Tuning
18 16 (11.76%) Firewall
18 16 (11.76%) Change Management
18 16 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
18 16 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
18 16 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
19 15 (11.03%) Oracle Database 10g
19 15 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
20 14 (10.29%) Network Security
20 14 (10.29%) Replication
20 14 (10.29%) Intrusion Detection
21 13 (9.56%) Oracle RMAN

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) Firewall
2 14 (10.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (10.29%) Network Security
3 7 (5.15%) Internet
4 5 (3.68%) HTTP
4 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.94%) Wireless
6 1 (0.74%) VLAN
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.74%) VPN
6 1 (0.74%) DNS
6 1 (0.74%) SAN
6 1 (0.74%) OSPF
6 1 (0.74%) BGP
6 1 (0.74%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (58.09%) SQL Server
2 44 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (27.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (20.59%) Oracle Database
5 25 (18.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (16.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (15.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (11.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (8.82%) Relational Database
11 10 (7.35%) MySQL
12 8 (5.88%) RDBMS
13 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (5.15%) DTS
13 7 (5.15%) DB2
13 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
13 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (4.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 28 (20.59%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 7 (5.15%) Legal
5 4 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.21%) Automotive
7 2 (1.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (44.12%) DBA
2 31 (22.79%) SQL DBA
3 20 (14.71%) Administrator
4 19 (13.97%) SQL Server DBA
5 17 (12.50%) Developer
6 13 (9.56%) Security Specialist
7 10 (7.35%) Analyst
8 9 (6.62%) Architect
8 9 (6.62%) Consultant
8 9 (6.62%) Security Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.15%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Oracle DBA
11 4 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Report Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Security Engineer
12 3 (2.21%) Senior DBA
12 3 (2.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 3 (2.21%) Network Security Engineer
12 3 (2.21%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) XML
2 2 (1.47%) POSIX
2 2 (1.47%) MDX
3 1 (0.74%) REST
3 1 (0.74%) JAX-RS
3 1 (0.74%) Middleware
3 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.74%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) EJB
3 1 (0.74%) SOAP
3 1 (0.74%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Replication
2 13 (9.56%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.56%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.09%) PKI
4 9 (6.62%) Clustering
5 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Life Science
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.74%) GIS
7 1 (0.74%) BYOD
7 1 (0.74%) Statistics
7 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.94%) Windows
2 26 (19.12%) Linux
3 9 (6.62%) UNIX
4 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) AIX
6 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.68%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (21.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (21.32%) Information Security
3 20 (14.71%) ITIL
4 18 (13.24%) Database Tuning
5 16 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (11.76%) Change Management
6 12 (8.82%) High Availability
6 12 (8.82%) SIEM
7 11 (8.09%) Security Management
7 11 (8.09%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.35%) ETL
8 10 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.35%) Migration
8 10 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.62%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.62%) Security Architecture
9 9 (6.62%) Data Migration
9 9 (6.62%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (6.62%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (55.88%) SQL
2 48 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 19 (13.97%) PowerShell
4 11 (8.09%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.41%) VBScript
7 5 (3.68%) Java
8 4 (2.94%) C
8 4 (2.94%) C#
8 4 (2.94%) C++
8 4 (2.94%) PHP
9 3 (2.21%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) VBA
10 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) Degree
1 11 (8.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.88%) CISSP
3 7 (5.15%) OCP
3 7 (5.15%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (3.68%) CISA
5 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.21%) CISM
6 3 (2.21%) MCSE
6 3 (2.21%) MCSA
7 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.47%) CCNP
7 2 (1.47%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.74%) SSCP
8 1 (0.74%) CEH
8 1 (0.74%) MCTS
8 1 (0.74%) MCITP
8 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.94%) SLA
4 2 (1.47%) QA
5 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (3.68%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (33.82%) Oracle
2 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.09%) Sybase
4 8 (5.88%) VMware
5 6 (4.41%) Teradata
5 6 (4.41%) Red Gate
6 5 (3.68%) PayPal
7 4 (2.94%) Citrix
8 3 (2.21%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.21%) Qualys
9 2 (1.47%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.47%) Imperva
9 2 (1.47%) McAfee
9 2 (1.47%) Cisco
10 1 (0.74%) IBM
10 1 (0.74%) HP
10 1 (0.74%) Siebel
10 1 (0.74%) Progress
10 1 (0.74%) Unisys
10 1 (0.74%) Websense
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