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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Security
Rank 545 529 509
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Contract jobs citing Database Security 62 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 22
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£385 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £253 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -21 58 £385 -3.75% 21
London -23 19 £438 +9.37% 9
North West -10 12 £375 -9.09% 4
East of England +15 8 £358 +2.14% 1
City of London +7 8 £438 -12.50% 2
South East -15 8 £425 +51.78% 2
South West +16 7 £339 +12.91% 1
Somerset - 4 £339 - 1
Surrey - 4 £433 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £359 -
Hampshire -2 3 £438 +57.65%
Cheshire -9 3 £373 +6.42%
Manchester -9 3 £375 -21.05% 3
Taunton - 3 £350 -
County Antrim - 3 £150 - 1
Belfast - 3 £150 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £360 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £150 - 1
Uxbridge +4 2 - -
West Yorkshire -13 2 £350 +185.71% 3
Yorkshire -17 2 £350 +185.71% 4
Merseyside - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £360 -
Winchester - 2 £438 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Berkshire -7 1 £413 -21.24%
Leeds -14 1 £350 +100.00% 2
Watford - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 63 (52.94%) SQL
2 61 (51.26%) SQL Server
3 44 (36.97%) Windows
4 41 (34.45%) Oracle
5 30 (25.21%) Finance
6 29 (24.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (21.85%) Linux
7 26 (21.85%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (21.01%) Oracle Database
9 24 (20.17%) Banking
9 24 (20.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
10 23 (19.33%) T-SQL
10 23 (19.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (13.45%) Information Security
12 16 (13.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (13.45%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (13.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (12.61%) ETL
13 15 (12.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
14 14 (11.76%) UNIX
15 13 (10.92%) Management Information System
15 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
15 13 (10.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (10.08%) Network Security
16 12 (10.08%) Change Management
16 12 (10.08%) High Availability
16 12 (10.08%) Data Guard

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.84%) Summit
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) Network Security
2 11 (9.24%) Firewall
2 11 (9.24%) Internet
3 8 (6.72%) SAN
3 8 (6.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.36%) DNS
5 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.52%) Wireless
5 3 (2.52%) LAN
5 3 (2.52%) SSL
5 3 (2.52%) HTTP
5 3 (2.52%) WAN
6 2 (1.68%) DHCP
6 2 (1.68%) FTP
7 1 (0.84%) SSH
7 1 (0.84%) VLAN
7 1 (0.84%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.84%) BGP
7 1 (0.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (51.26%) SQL Server
2 29 (24.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (21.01%) Oracle Database
4 23 (19.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (13.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (13.45%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (13.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (12.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (7.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (7.56%) MySQL
10 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
11 7 (5.88%) DB2
12 6 (5.04%) OLAP
12 6 (5.04%) Informix
12 6 (5.04%) Ingres
12 6 (5.04%) DTS
12 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.68%) Subversion
2 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (25.21%) Finance
2 24 (20.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.36%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (42.86%) DBA
2 25 (21.01%) SQL DBA
3 14 (11.76%) Administrator
3 14 (11.76%) Developer
4 11 (9.24%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (8.40%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (6.72%) Security Manager
7 7 (5.88%) Senior DBA
7 7 (5.88%) Consultant
8 6 (5.04%) Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Security Specialist
9 5 (4.20%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.36%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Risk Manager
10 4 (3.36%) Information Manager
11 3 (2.52%) Information Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (1.68%) POSIX
2 2 (1.68%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.84%) MDX
3 1 (0.84%) Middleware
3 1 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.24%) Replication
3 8 (6.72%) PKI
4 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.20%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (3.36%) Open Source
7 3 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.68%) Statistics
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.84%) BYOD
9 1 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.84%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.84%) Clustering
9 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.84%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.97%) Windows
2 26 (21.85%) Linux
3 14 (11.76%) UNIX
4 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.36%) Solaris
7 4 (3.36%) AIX
7 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.68%) CentOS
9 1 (0.84%) zOS
9 1 (0.84%) HPUX
9 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.85%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (20.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (13.45%) Information Security
4 15 (12.61%) ETL
5 12 (10.08%) Change Management
5 12 (10.08%) High Availability
5 12 (10.08%) Database Tuning
6 11 (9.24%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (9.24%) Risk Management
6 11 (9.24%) Migration
7 9 (7.56%) ITIL
8 8 (6.72%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.72%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (5.88%) SIEM
9 7 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 7 (5.88%) Resource Management
9 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.04%) Benchmarking
10 6 (5.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.94%) SQL
2 23 (19.33%) T-SQL
3 11 (9.24%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.04%) Perl
5 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.20%) C
7 4 (3.36%) VBScript
7 4 (3.36%) Java
8 3 (2.52%) XPath
8 3 (2.52%) PHP
9 2 (1.68%) C#
9 2 (1.68%) C++
9 2 (1.68%) Python
10 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
1 10 (8.40%) CISSP
2 8 (6.72%) CISA
2 8 (6.72%) CISM
2 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) OCP
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (4.20%) PCI QSA
4 5 (4.20%) Degree
4 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.20%) CCNP
5 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.52%) CCSE
6 3 (2.52%) CCSA
6 3 (2.52%) CCSP
6 3 (2.52%) CCNA
6 3 (2.52%) MCSE
7 2 (1.68%) MCSA
7 2 (1.68%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.24%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.04%) SLA
4 5 (4.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.84%) QA
5 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.84%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.84%) ACF2
4 1 (0.84%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) Data Guard
2 11 (9.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (1.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 41 (34.45%) Oracle
2 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.40%) Sybase
4 8 (6.72%) VMware
5 6 (5.04%) Qualys
5 6 (5.04%) Teradata
6 5 (4.20%) Imperva
6 5 (4.20%) Tripwire
7 4 (3.36%) Cisco
7 4 (3.36%) McAfee
7 4 (3.36%) Citrix
8 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.68%) IBM
9 2 (1.68%) HP
9 2 (1.68%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.84%) Rapid7
10 1 (0.84%) Splunk
10 1 (0.84%) Tableau
10 1 (0.84%) AppSense
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