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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Security
Rank 519 513 489
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Contract jobs citing Database Security 59 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.090% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 31
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£440 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £256 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.40 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 - -

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
38160 36205 32086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.24% 74.33% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24546 22063 19027
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1129 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 -7 59 £440 +10.00% 28
London +29 43 £430 +1.77% 9
City of London +20 15 £350 -12.50% 3
East of England +11 5 £450 -5.26% 1
West Midlands +1 3 £400 - 3
South East -28 3 £425 +54.54% 7
Berkshire +1 2 £475 +35.71% 2
South West -19 2 - - 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - - 1
Reading +8 1 - - 1
East Midlands +8 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 4
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 6
Cheshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 56 (47.06%) SQL
2 51 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 44 (36.97%) Windows
4 39 (32.77%) Microsoft
5 38 (31.93%) Performance Tuning
6 34 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (25.21%) Oracle
8 26 (21.85%) Finance
8 26 (21.85%) Replication
9 25 (21.01%) Database Tuning
10 24 (20.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (18.49%) Oracle Database
11 22 (18.49%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
13 19 (15.97%) Banking
13 19 (15.97%) Information Security
14 18 (15.13%) UNIX
14 18 (15.13%) E-Commerce
15 17 (14.29%) Migration
15 17 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (13.45%) SLA
16 16 (13.45%) Linux
16 16 (13.45%) Active Directory
17 15 (12.61%) T-SQL
17 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
18 14 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
18 14 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
19 13 (10.92%) Data Modelling

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (10.08%) IIS
2 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) DNS
2 10 (8.40%) DHCP
3 9 (7.56%) FTP
4 8 (6.72%) Network Security
5 7 (5.88%) Firewall
6 5 (4.20%) Internet
7 3 (2.52%) SAN
7 3 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.68%) SSH
8 2 (1.68%) LAN
8 2 (1.68%) WAN
9 1 (0.84%) SSL
9 1 (0.84%) VPN
9 1 (0.84%) Wireless
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 34 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (20.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (18.49%) Oracle Database
5 17 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (6.72%) RDBMS
9 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
10 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (5.04%) DB2
11 6 (5.04%) DTS
12 5 (4.20%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (4.20%) Snowflake Schema
12 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Subversion
2 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (21.85%) Finance
2 19 (15.97%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Legal
4 7 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.20%) Aerospace
6 5 (4.20%) Retail
7 4 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.68%) Publishing
8 2 (1.68%) Games
9 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.84%) Marketing
9 1 (0.84%) French Language
Job Titles
1 61 (51.26%) DBA
2 31 (26.05%) SQL DBA
3 16 (13.45%) Developer
3 16 (13.45%) Administrator
4 12 (10.08%) SQL Developer
5 11 (9.24%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (8.40%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (7.56%) Consultant
7 9 (7.56%) Architect
7 9 (7.56%) Web Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Security Architect
9 6 (5.04%) Security Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Senior DBA
9 6 (5.04%) Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Security Consultant
10 5 (4.20%) Information Manager
10 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) .NET
2 3 (2.52%) Middleware
3 2 (1.68%) MDX
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 2 (1.68%) WSH
3 2 (1.68%) XML
3 2 (1.68%) HTML
3 2 (1.68%) Kendo UI
3 2 (1.68%) HTML5
4 1 (0.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.84%) Web Services
4 1 (0.84%) Flash
4 1 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Replication
2 10 (8.40%) Clustering
2 10 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.20%) Statistics
3 5 (4.20%) PKI
4 4 (3.36%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.52%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.68%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.68%) NHS
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.68%) Open Source
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
7 1 (0.84%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.97%) Windows
2 18 (15.13%) UNIX
3 16 (13.45%) Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Solaris
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.68%) AIX
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (21.01%) Database Tuning
3 22 (18.49%) Capacity Planning
4 21 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 19 (15.97%) Information Security
6 18 (15.13%) E-Commerce
7 17 (14.29%) Migration
8 14 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (10.92%) Data Modelling
10 12 (10.08%) Risk Management
11 10 (8.40%) Change Management
11 10 (8.40%) Security Architecture
12 9 (7.56%) High Availability
13 8 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.72%) ETL
14 7 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (5.04%) Project Management
16 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
16 5 (4.20%) Configuration Management
16 5 (4.20%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.06%) SQL
2 15 (12.61%) T-SQL
2 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.36%) Java
4 4 (3.36%) Perl
4 4 (3.36%) C#
5 3 (2.52%) C
5 3 (2.52%) VBScript
6 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.84%) C++
7 1 (0.84%) Python
7 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) CISSP
2 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) CISA
4 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) CISM
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.52%) OCP
5 3 (2.52%) ISSAP
6 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) PCI QSA
6 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.84%) CCSP
7 1 (0.84%) CCNP
7 1 (0.84%) CCNA
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.84%) OCA
7 1 (0.84%) CCSE
7 1 (0.84%) MBA
7 1 (0.84%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) SLA
2 11 (9.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (7.56%) PCI DSS
4 7 (5.88%) COBIT
5 3 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.68%) QA
7 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 16 (13.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.84%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) SCOM
1 10 (8.40%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.68%) SCCM
3 2 (1.68%) Foglight
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (32.77%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.21%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) Red Gate
4 3 (2.52%) Sybase
4 3 (2.52%) IBM
4 3 (2.52%) McAfee
4 3 (2.52%) Symantec
4 3 (2.52%) CommVault
4 3 (2.52%) VMware
5 2 (1.68%) Qualys
5 2 (1.68%) Tripwire
5 2 (1.68%) Telerik
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.68%) Embarcadero
5 2 (1.68%) HP
5 2 (1.68%) Tableau
5 2 (1.68%) Imperva
6 1 (0.84%) Akamai
6 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco