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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Security
Rank 557 519 518
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -1
Contract jobs citing Database Security 61 67 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 47 29
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£375 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £287 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £75.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £75.50 - £16.00

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
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Security within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Database Security Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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 -41 50 £375 - 24
London -16 20 £375 -9.63% 5
East of England -13 11 £369 +28.26% 2
South East -21 10 £450 +20.00% 5
City of London +24 9 £388 -6.62% 2
Bedfordshire - 8 £383 - 1
Luton - 7 £390 - 1
Berkshire +8 5 £493 +31.33% 3
Scotland - 5 £135 -
North West -13 4 £335 -4.42% 5
Cheshire - 4 £335 - 2
Surrey -4 1 £475 +26.66%
West Yorkshire -7 1 £425 -5.55%
Yorkshire -7 1 £425 +165.62% 1
South West -37 1 - - 3
North East - 1 £325 -
Somerset - 1 - - 3
Leeds - 1 £425 -
Liverpool - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 1

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 54 (49.09%) SQL
2 47 (42.73%) Windows
3 46 (41.82%) SQL Server
4 37 (33.64%) Microsoft
5 33 (30.00%) Finance
6 30 (27.27%) Replication
6 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (26.36%) Performance Tuning
8 28 (25.45%) UNIX
9 26 (23.64%) Oracle
10 24 (21.82%) Capacity Planning
11 22 (20.00%) Banking
12 20 (18.18%) Linux
13 19 (17.27%) Database Tuning
13 19 (17.27%) Performance Monitoring
14 18 (16.36%) Information Security
14 18 (16.36%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (15.45%) Oracle Database
16 16 (14.55%) Relational Database
16 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
16 16 (14.55%) T-SQL
16 16 (14.55%) RDBMS
17 15 (13.64%) Management Information System
17 15 (13.64%) Clustering
17 15 (13.64%) PowerShell
18 14 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 14 (12.73%) Investment Banking
19 13 (11.82%) Oracle RAC
19 13 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
19 13 (11.82%) SLA

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (10.91%) IIS
2 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.64%) Apache
3 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.91%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) Firewall
2 9 (8.18%) Network Security
3 7 (6.36%) DHCP
3 7 (6.36%) DNS
4 5 (4.55%) FTP
4 5 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.55%) SAN
5 2 (1.82%) VPN
5 2 (1.82%) Extranet
5 2 (1.82%) HTTP
6 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.91%) SSL
6 1 (0.91%) WAN
6 1 (0.91%) SMTP
6 1 (0.91%) DMZ
6 1 (0.91%) Internet
6 1 (0.91%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (16.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (15.45%) Oracle Database
5 16 (14.55%) Relational Database
5 16 (14.55%) RDBMS
6 14 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (10.00%) DB2
10 10 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (8.18%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (7.27%) DTS
12 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (3.64%) Snowflake Schema
16 3 (2.73%) Data Mining
16 3 (2.73%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.82%) Subversion
3 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (30.00%) Finance
2 22 (20.00%) Banking
3 14 (12.73%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.27%) Legal
5 6 (5.45%) Retail
6 5 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (4.55%) Marketing
7 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.64%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.82%) International Banking
9 1 (0.91%) French Language
9 1 (0.91%) Publishing
9 1 (0.91%) Billing
9 1 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (53.64%) DBA
2 22 (20.00%) Administrator
3 21 (19.09%) SQL DBA
4 12 (10.91%) Developer
4 12 (10.91%) Consultant
5 11 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 8 (7.27%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (6.36%) Architect
9 6 (5.45%) Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Security Architect
9 6 (5.45%) Senior DBA
9 6 (5.45%) DB2 DBA
10 5 (4.55%) Web Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.64%) Web Support Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (4.55%) XML
2 5 (4.55%) WSH
3 4 (3.64%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.73%) jQuery
5 2 (1.82%) HTML5
5 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 2 (1.82%) HTML
5 2 (1.82%) Kendo UI
5 2 (1.82%) ODBC
5 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.82%) JDBC
6 1 (0.91%) Web Services
6 1 (0.91%) Flash
6 1 (0.91%) Middleware
6 1 (0.91%) MDX
6 1 (0.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Replication
2 15 (13.64%) Clustering
2 15 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.45%) Statistics
5 5 (4.55%) PKI
6 4 (3.64%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.64%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.73%) Economics
7 3 (2.73%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.73%) User Experience
8 2 (1.82%) PMI
9 1 (0.91%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.91%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.73%) Windows
2 28 (25.45%) UNIX
3 20 (18.18%) Linux
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.55%) Solaris
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (21.82%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (17.27%) Database Tuning
3 19 (17.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 18 (16.36%) Information Security
5 13 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.91%) Data Modelling
7 10 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 9 (8.18%) ITIL
9 8 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.27%) Change Management
9 8 (7.27%) Migration
9 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.27%) Data Management
10 7 (6.36%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.36%) ETL
10 7 (6.36%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (49.09%) SQL
2 16 (14.55%) T-SQL
3 15 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.45%) VBScript
5 6 (5.45%) C#
5 6 (5.45%) Perl
6 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.64%) Java
6 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.82%) C++
7 2 (1.82%) C
7 2 (1.82%) PHP
7 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.91%) XPath
8 1 (0.91%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) CISSP
3 6 (5.45%) CISA
4 5 (4.55%) CISM
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.64%) OCP
6 3 (2.73%) ISSAP
6 3 (2.73%) MCTS
6 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) MCITP
7 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.82%) PMP
7 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.82%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.91%) CCNA
8 1 (0.91%) MCSE
8 1 (0.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) SLA
2 5 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.73%) COBIT
4 3 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.82%) QA
6 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (11.82%) Active Directory
1 13 (11.82%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.82%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.91%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) SCOM
2 6 (5.45%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.73%) Foglight
4 2 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.91%) Control-M
5 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.91%) SCCM
5 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 37 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.64%) Oracle
3 8 (7.27%) Red Gate
4 6 (5.45%) Sybase
5 4 (3.64%) IBM
6 3 (2.73%) Varonis
6 3 (2.73%) Aveksa
7 2 (1.82%) McAfee
7 2 (1.82%) VMware
7 2 (1.82%) Telerik
7 2 (1.82%) EMC
7 2 (1.82%) BMC
7 2 (1.82%) Veritas
7 2 (1.82%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.91%) Symantec
8 1 (0.91%) Remedy
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.91%) CommVault
8 1 (0.91%) Nokia
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