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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Security
Rank 552 513 479
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -34
Contract jobs citing Database Security 56 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 38
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£450 £418 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +60.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £318 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £466 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £406 £269
% change year-on-year
+47.69% +51.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £36.40 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 - £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
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -29 53 £400 -4.76% 29
London +31 37 £368 -15.51% 9
City of London +17 17 £350 -15.66% 3
East of England +1 7 £650 +36.84% 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £650 - 1
Luton - 5 £650 -
South West -34 3 - -
Somerset - 3 - -
Berkshire +2 2 £475 +18.75% 4
West Midlands -11 2 £400 -4.76% 5
South East -38 2 £475 +18.75% 8
Scotland - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 58 (50.00%) SQL
2 54 (46.55%) SQL Server
3 47 (40.52%) Windows
4 39 (33.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (31.90%) Performance Tuning
6 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 32 (27.59%) Oracle
8 30 (25.86%) Replication
9 29 (25.00%) Finance
10 26 (22.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 25 (21.55%) Database Tuning
12 24 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
13 22 (18.97%) Capacity Planning
13 22 (18.97%) UNIX
14 21 (18.10%) Banking
14 21 (18.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (18.10%) Oracle Database
15 18 (15.52%) Information Security
15 18 (15.52%) PowerShell
15 18 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (14.66%) T-SQL
17 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
17 16 (13.79%) Active Directory
17 16 (13.79%) SLA
18 15 (12.93%) Linux
18 15 (12.93%) Oracle RAC
19 14 (12.07%) Migration
19 14 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
20 13 (11.21%) Clustering
20 13 (11.21%) MS Excel

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (10.34%) IIS
2 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.59%) Apache
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
2 2 (1.72%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.86%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) DNS
2 10 (8.62%) DHCP
3 8 (6.90%) FTP
3 8 (6.90%) Network Security
4 7 (6.03%) Firewall
5 4 (3.45%) Internet
6 3 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.59%) SAN
7 2 (1.72%) Extranet
7 2 (1.72%) LAN
7 2 (1.72%) WAN
8 1 (0.86%) SSH
8 1 (0.86%) HTTP
8 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 39 (33.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (22.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (18.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (18.10%) Oracle Database
5 18 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (9.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
8 9 (7.76%) RDBMS
9 8 (6.90%) DB2
9 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (4.31%) DTS
10 5 (4.31%) Snowflake Schema
10 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Subversion
2 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (25.00%) Finance
2 21 (18.10%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.90%) Legal
5 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.31%) Retail
7 4 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.45%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.72%) Marketing
8 2 (1.72%) Publishing
8 2 (1.72%) Games
9 1 (0.86%) Billing
9 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.86%) French Language
9 1 (0.86%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (54.31%) DBA
2 28 (24.14%) SQL DBA
3 19 (16.38%) Administrator
4 16 (13.79%) Developer
5 12 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
5 12 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 11 (9.48%) Consultant
7 9 (7.76%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (6.90%) Security Consultant
8 8 (6.90%) Web Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Architect
10 6 (5.17%) Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Security Architect
11 5 (4.31%) Senior DBA
11 5 (4.31%) Security Manager
11 5 (4.31%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (3.45%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.45%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) .NET
2 5 (4.31%) WSH
3 4 (3.45%) XML
4 3 (2.59%) jQuery
4 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.59%) Middleware
5 2 (1.72%) HTML
5 2 (1.72%) Web Services
5 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 2 (1.72%) MDX
5 2 (1.72%) Kendo UI
5 2 (1.72%) HTML5
6 1 (0.86%) REST
6 1 (0.86%) ODBC
6 1 (0.86%) JDBC
6 1 (0.86%) Flash
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.86%) Replication
2 13 (11.21%) Clustering
3 12 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.90%) Statistics
5 5 (4.31%) PKI
6 4 (3.45%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.59%) User Experience
7 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.72%) NHS
8 2 (1.72%) PMI
8 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.72%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.72%) Economics
8 2 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.86%) Open Source
9 1 (0.86%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.52%) Windows
2 22 (18.97%) UNIX
3 15 (12.93%) Linux
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.59%) Solaris
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.90%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (21.55%) Database Tuning
3 24 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 22 (18.97%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (15.52%) Information Security
6 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 14 (12.07%) Migration
8 12 (10.34%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (8.62%) Security Architecture
11 9 (7.76%) Risk Management
12 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (6.03%) ETL
13 7 (6.03%) Change Management
14 6 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (5.17%) High Availability
15 5 (4.31%) Mentoring
15 5 (4.31%) Risk Assessment
15 5 (4.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (15.52%) PowerShell
3 17 (14.66%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.17%) VBScript
5 6 (5.17%) C#
6 4 (3.45%) C
6 4 (3.45%) Java
6 4 (3.45%) Perl
6 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.86%) XPath
8 1 (0.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) CISSP
3 3 (2.59%) ISSAP
3 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) CISA
3 3 (2.59%) OCP
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.72%) PMP
4 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.72%) CISM
4 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) MCTS
5 1 (0.86%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) SLA
2 9 (7.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.90%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.45%) COBIT
5 3 (2.59%) QA
5 3 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.93%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) SCOM
2 7 (6.03%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.72%) Foglight
4 2 (1.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 32 (27.59%) Oracle
3 9 (7.76%) Red Gate
4 5 (4.31%) Sybase
5 3 (2.59%) VMware
5 3 (2.59%) Symantec
5 3 (2.59%) McAfee
5 3 (2.59%) CommVault
6 2 (1.72%) Embarcadero
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) Telerik
7 1 (0.86%) Akamai
7 1 (0.86%) Tableau
7 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.86%) Sun
7 1 (0.86%) HP
7 1 (0.86%) EMC
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.86%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.86%) Veritas
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