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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Security
Rank 589 558 538
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -20
Contract jobs citing Database Security 37 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 27
Average daily rate £418 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £425 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +26.86%
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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 25 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 10 February 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 -28 29 £418 +1.21% 12
London -19 10 £500 +25.00% 5
Scotland - 8 £450 - 1
South East +18 6 £385 -6.66% 1
West Midlands -11 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 £450 - 1
Cobham - 5 £385 -
Surrey - 5 £385 -
Sutton Coldfield - 4 - -
East Midlands -13 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 1
City of London +25 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - - 1
Hampshire +3 1 £425 +6.25%
Birmingham -2 1 - -
Winchester -9 1 £425 +3.03%
Leeds - 1 £550 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £550 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £550 - 3
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 2
Glasgow - 1 - -

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 66 (67.35%) SQL
2 59 (60.20%) SQL Server
3 38 (38.78%) Oracle
4 36 (36.73%) Windows
5 30 (30.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (30.61%) Performance Tuning
6 28 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 28 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (27.55%) Oracle Database
8 26 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (25.51%) Clustering
9 25 (25.51%) T-SQL
9 25 (25.51%) Finance
10 22 (22.45%) Database Tuning
11 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
11 20 (20.41%) High Availability
12 18 (18.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (18.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (16.33%) Linux
13 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
14 15 (15.31%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (15.31%) Data Modelling
14 15 (15.31%) C#
14 15 (15.31%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (15.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (15.31%) Database Mirroring
15 14 (14.29%) DevOps
15 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
16 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2005

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.10%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.04%) Confluence
4 2 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.04%) Heroku
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) Firewall
2 7 (7.14%) Network Security
3 6 (6.12%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.08%) SAN
5 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.04%) BGP
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (2.04%) DNS
6 2 (2.04%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.04%) HTTP
6 2 (2.04%) Internet
6 2 (2.04%) LDAP
6 2 (2.04%) OSPF
7 1 (1.02%) Intranet
7 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (60.20%) SQL Server
2 30 (30.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (27.55%) Oracle Database
5 26 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (18.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (18.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (15.31%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (15.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (12.24%) DB2
9 12 (12.24%) Relational Database
10 9 (9.18%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (9.18%) RDBMS
11 8 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
13 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (5.10%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.04%) JIRA
3 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.02%) Selenium
4 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.02%) Subversion
4 1 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 25 (25.51%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Marketing
5 3 (3.06%) Automotive
5 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.04%) French Language
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (59.18%) DBA
2 35 (35.71%) SQL DBA
3 22 (22.45%) Administrator
4 20 (20.41%) SQL Server DBA
5 14 (14.29%) Developer
6 13 (13.27%) Oracle DBA
7 12 (12.24%) Consultant
8 10 (10.20%) Senior DBA
9 9 (9.18%) SQL Developer
10 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared DBA
10 6 (6.12%) Senior SQL DBA
10 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Architect
11 5 (5.10%) PostgreSQL Consultant
12 4 (4.08%) Database Consultant
12 4 (4.08%) Database Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Security Consultant
12 4 (4.08%) SQL Database Developer
12 4 (4.08%) T-SQL Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) .NET
2 6 (6.12%) XML
3 5 (5.10%) PostGIS
4 4 (4.08%) HTML
5 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (3.06%) POSIX
6 2 (2.04%) Ajax
6 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.04%) D3.js
6 2 (2.04%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.04%) jQuery
6 2 (2.04%) LESS
6 2 (2.04%) REST
7 1 (1.02%) CSS
7 1 (1.02%) EJB
7 1 (1.02%) SOAP
7 1 (1.02%) Struts
7 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Clustering
2 13 (13.27%) Replication
3 10 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.04%) PKI
5 2 (2.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) CMDB
6 1 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.02%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.73%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) Linux
3 11 (11.22%) Unix
4 9 (9.18%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.10%) AIX
5 5 (5.10%) Solaris
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (22.45%) Database Tuning
3 20 (20.41%) High Availability
4 15 (15.31%) Data Modelling
4 15 (15.31%) Database Mirroring
4 15 (15.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (14.29%) DevOps
6 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (11.22%) ETL
7 11 (11.22%) Information Security
8 9 (9.18%) Change Control
8 9 (9.18%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.18%) ITIL
8 9 (9.18%) Migration
9 7 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.14%) OO
10 6 (6.12%) Change Management
11 5 (5.10%) Data Security
11 5 (5.10%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.10%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (67.35%) SQL
2 28 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 25 (25.51%) T-SQL
4 15 (15.31%) C#
5 9 (9.18%) Java
6 7 (7.14%) VBScript
7 6 (6.12%) C++
7 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.02%) Perl
10 1 (1.02%) PHP
10 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.20%) Degree
4 4 (4.08%) CISSP
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.04%) CCIE
5 2 (2.04%) CCNP
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.02%) CISA
6 1 (1.02%) CISM
6 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.02%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.02%) MCSE
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.06%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) COBIT
3 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (5.10%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (4.08%) SCOM
4 3 (3.06%) Nessus
5 2 (2.04%) Foglight
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (38.78%) Oracle
2 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.14%) Red Gate
4 6 (6.12%) Citrix
5 5 (5.10%) Cognos
5 5 (5.10%) Sybase
6 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.08%) Cisco
6 4 (4.08%) Imperva
7 3 (3.06%) F5
7 3 (3.06%) Qualys
8 2 (2.04%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.04%) Brocade
8 2 (2.04%) ESRI
8 2 (2.04%) IBM
8 2 (2.04%) Juniper
8 2 (2.04%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.04%) Splunk
8 2 (2.04%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.02%) FireEye
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