The table below looks at the statistics for Database Security skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Security over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Security
Rank 609 559 585
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +26
Contract jobs citing Database Security 38 74 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 30
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £296 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £371 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.32% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 - -

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
44155 44688 42248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.64% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 28799 26498
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1198 1222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Database Security
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Database Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 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 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Security within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 36 £425 +6.25% 17
South East +9 15 £463 +5.71% 2
Hampshire +18 10 £450 +2.85% 1
London -3 10 £425 -1.73% 5
City of London +53 7 £369 -21.54% 3
North West -15 6 £393 +4.66% 5
Winchester -1 5 £475 +8.57%
Lancashire - 5 £393 -
Berkshire -4 4 - -
Blackpool - 4 £390 -
Southampton +13 2 £300 - 1
Yorkshire +9 2 £450 +28.57%
Leeds 0 2 £450 +28.57%
West Yorkshire -6 2 £450 +28.57%
Glasgow +2 1 £330 -28.71%
Scotland -13 1 £330 -18.81%
North East -56 1 £296 -31.95%
Newcastle upon Tyne -56 1 £296 -31.95%
Tyne and Wear -60 1 £296 -31.95%
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £475 -
Cardiff - 1 £300 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £462 -
Whitehaven - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £300 - 1

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Database Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Database Security.

1 45 (55.56%) SQL
1 45 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 37 (45.68%) Oracle
3 30 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
5 25 (30.86%) Migration
6 23 (28.40%) Oracle Database
7 21 (25.93%) Linux
8 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 17 (20.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (19.75%) T-SQL
12 15 (18.52%) Replication
12 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (17.28%) Database Tuning
14 12 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
15 11 (13.58%) MySQL
15 11 (13.58%) Clustering
15 11 (13.58%) Performance Monitoring
16 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
16 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (12.35%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 12c
16 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (12.35%) Oracle RMAN
16 10 (12.35%) Finance
16 10 (12.35%) Firewall
16 10 (12.35%) Unix

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.70%) HTTP
4 3 (3.70%) Internet
4 3 (3.70%) Network Security
4 3 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.70%) Wireless
5 2 (2.47%) Intranet
6 1 (1.23%) DHCP
6 1 (1.23%) DMZ
6 1 (1.23%) DNS
6 1 (1.23%) LAN
6 1 (1.23%) LDAP
6 1 (1.23%) VPN
6 1 (1.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.40%) Oracle Database
3 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (20.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (13.58%) MySQL
8 10 (12.35%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
10 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (8.64%) DB2
11 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (7.41%) Informix
12 6 (7.41%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.70%) Toad
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.23%) French Language
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (61.73%) DBA
2 20 (24.69%) SQL DBA
3 19 (23.46%) Administrator
4 16 (19.75%) Oracle DBA
5 11 (13.58%) Senior DBA
5 11 (13.58%) SQL Server DBA
6 10 (12.35%) Architect
7 9 (11.11%) Consultant
8 7 (8.64%) Database Architect
8 7 (8.64%) Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Security Specialist
9 6 (7.41%) PostgreSQL Consultant
9 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared DBA
9 6 (7.41%) Senior SQL DBA
9 6 (7.41%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 5 (6.17%) Database Consultant
10 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 5 (6.17%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 5 (6.17%) SQL Developer
10 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) PostGIS
2 6 (7.41%) .NET
3 5 (6.17%) XML
4 4 (4.94%) Web Services
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (3.70%) POSIX
6 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Replication
2 11 (13.58%) Clustering
3 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.41%) PKI
5 5 (6.17%) Mainframe
6 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (4.94%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
9 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) Unix
2 10 (12.35%) Windows
3 9 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.64%) Solaris
5 5 (6.17%) AIX
6 3 (3.70%) CentOS
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (30.86%) Migration
3 14 (17.28%) Database Tuning
4 11 (13.58%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (11.11%) Information Security
6 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.64%) Capacity Management
7 7 (8.64%) Data Migration
7 7 (8.64%) DevOps
7 7 (8.64%) ITIL
8 6 (7.41%) ERP
8 6 (7.41%) ETL
8 6 (7.41%) High Availability
8 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.17%) CRM
9 5 (6.17%) Database Mirroring
9 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) SQL
2 16 (19.75%) T-SQL
3 8 (9.88%) PHP
4 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.41%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.17%) VBA
6 5 (6.17%) VBScript
7 4 (4.94%) C
7 4 (4.94%) C++
7 4 (4.94%) Java
8 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) Degree
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (6.17%) OCP
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.70%) IBM Certification
7 3 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.70%) MCITP
8 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.47%) CISSP
9 1 (1.23%) CCNP
9 1 (1.23%) CEH
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.23%) GIAC
9 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) COBIT
3 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (6.17%) Data Guard
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (1.23%) Nessus
5 1 (1.23%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.23%) Puppet
5 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Oracle
2 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.94%) IBM
4 4 (4.94%) RedGate
5 3 (3.70%) Remedy
5 3 (3.70%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.47%) Cognos
6 2 (2.47%) F5
6 2 (2.47%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) Informatica
6 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Imperva
7 1 (1.23%) Nintex
7 1 (1.23%) Qualys
7 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.23%) Sourcefire
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