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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Security
Rank 622 584 548
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -36
Contract jobs citing Database Security 34 65 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 38
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £323 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.52% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
44683 43767 41024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.94% 79.28% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27730 25945
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1246 1211
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 16 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 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 -40 33 £425 +10.38% 17
London -16 16 £369 -15.71% 6
South East +7 15 £447 +5.05% 5
Hampshire +1 10 £450 +2.85% 1
City of London +37 9 £313 -28.57% 2
Winchester -3 5 £475 +8.57%
Berkshire -5 3 £450 +9.09% 2
Southampton +14 2 £300 -
Surrey -12 2 £405 -6.35% 1
East Midlands +11 1 - -
Cobham +5 1 £410 -3.52%
Scotland -18 1 £330 -5.71% 1
Glasgow - 1 £330 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £450 - 2

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 43 (55.84%) SQL
2 38 (49.35%) SQL Server
3 32 (41.56%) Oracle
4 28 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (29.87%) Migration
6 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 22 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 20 (25.97%) Linux
8 19 (24.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (24.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (22.08%) T-SQL
10 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (16.88%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (16.88%) Replication
11 13 (16.88%) Windows
12 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (15.58%) Database Tuning
13 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
13 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 11 (14.29%) MySQL
13 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (14.29%) Firewall
14 10 (12.99%) Finance
14 10 (12.99%) Unix
14 10 (12.99%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
15 9 (11.69%) C#

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 (3.90%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (6.49%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (7.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (7.79%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) HTTP
3 3 (3.90%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) Network Security
3 3 (3.90%) Wireless
4 2 (2.60%) LDAP
5 1 (1.30%) DHCP
5 1 (1.30%) DMZ
5 1 (1.30%) DNS
5 1 (1.30%) Intranet
5 1 (1.30%) LAN
5 1 (1.30%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) WAN
5 1 (1.30%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (49.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 19 (24.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (24.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (16.88%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (14.29%) MySQL
6 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 10 (12.99%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
9 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (7.79%) Informix
10 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
10 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.90%) Toad
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Marketing
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.30%) French Language
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) DBA
2 18 (23.38%) Oracle DBA
2 18 (23.38%) SQL DBA
3 15 (19.48%) Administrator
4 11 (14.29%) Consultant
4 11 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 10 (12.99%) Architect
5 10 (12.99%) Senior DBA
6 7 (9.09%) Database Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Security Specialist
7 6 (7.79%) PostgreSQL Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Database Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.49%) Senior SQL DBA
8 5 (6.49%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 4 (5.19%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) XML
2 7 (9.09%) PostGIS
3 6 (7.79%) .NET
4 4 (5.19%) Web Services
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (3.90%) POSIX
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Replication
2 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.39%) Clustering
4 6 (7.79%) PKI
5 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.19%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Linux
2 13 (16.88%) Windows
3 10 (12.99%) Unix
4 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.49%) AIX
5 5 (6.49%) Solaris
6 3 (3.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (29.87%) Migration
3 12 (15.58%) Database Tuning
4 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.39%) ETL
4 8 (10.39%) Information Security
5 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.09%) DevOps
5 7 (9.09%) ITIL
6 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
6 6 (7.79%) High Availability
6 6 (7.79%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (7.79%) OO
6 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.49%) CRM
7 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.49%) Data Security
7 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.49%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.84%) SQL
2 17 (22.08%) T-SQL
3 9 (11.69%) C#
4 8 (10.39%) PHP
5 7 (9.09%) C++
5 7 (9.09%) Java
5 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.09%) VBScript
6 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.19%) C
7 4 (5.19%) VBA
8 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (6.49%) OCP
6 3 (3.90%) IBM Certification
6 3 (3.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.90%) MCITP
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.60%) CISSP
7 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.30%) CCNP
8 1 (1.30%) CEH
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.30%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.30%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.49%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.30%) Nessus
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) Oracle
2 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) RedGate
4 5 (6.49%) Cognos
5 4 (5.19%) IBM
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.90%) F5
6 3 (3.90%) Remedy
6 3 (3.90%) VMware
7 2 (2.60%) Google
7 2 (2.60%) Imperva
7 2 (2.60%) Informatica
7 2 (2.60%) Sybase
7 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.30%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.30%) Juniper
8 1 (1.30%) Qualys
8 1 (1.30%) Sourcefire
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 15 days ago