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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Security
Rank 534 535 531
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Database Security 59 64 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.15% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 23
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.30% +4.00%
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
42607 42090 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.66% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 26094 21361
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1209 1182 1111
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £52.50 £53.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -10 56 £406 +1.56% 21
London -15 20 £430 +7.50% 10
City of London +18 9 £438 -23.91% 2
South East -22 9 £425 +32.81% 3
North West -10 7 £375 +7.14% 3
South West +5 6 £375 +7.14% 2
Hampshire -6 5 £400 +44.14%
Swindon - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Surrey - 4 £433 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £430 -
Uxbridge - 4 - -
East of England +20 3 £528 +56.29% 1
Yorkshire -16 3 £350 +185.71% 2
East Midlands - 3 £300 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £150 - 1
Belfast - 3 £150 - 1
County Antrim - 3 £150 - 1
Cheshire -5 2 £373 +6.42% 2
West Yorkshire -10 2 £350 +185.71% 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Leeds -15 1 £350 +100.00%
Norwich - 1 £700 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £700 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Somerset - - - -

Database Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (52.50%) SQL
2 58 (48.33%) SQL Server
3 41 (34.17%) Windows
4 40 (33.33%) Oracle
5 38 (31.67%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (26.67%) Finance
6 32 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 29 (24.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (23.33%) Oracle Database
10 26 (21.67%) Banking
10 26 (21.67%) Linux
11 23 (19.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (18.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (15.00%) T-SQL
13 18 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (15.00%) ETL
13 18 (15.00%) Database Tuning
14 17 (14.17%) Migration
14 17 (14.17%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (12.50%) Information Security
17 14 (11.67%) Management Information System
17 14 (11.67%) MS Excel
17 14 (11.67%) Data Guard
18 13 (10.83%) E-Commerce
18 13 (10.83%) Replication
19 12 (10.00%) Change Management

Database Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.17%) IIS
3 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) Internet
1 10 (8.33%) Firewall
2 8 (6.67%) SAN
2 8 (6.67%) Network Security
3 6 (5.00%) DNS
4 5 (4.17%) DHCP
4 5 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.33%) FTP
6 3 (2.50%) SSL
6 3 (2.50%) LAN
6 3 (2.50%) WAN
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.67%) Wireless
7 2 (1.67%) SSH
7 2 (1.67%) HTTP
7 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (48.33%) SQL Server
2 32 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (24.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (23.33%) Oracle Database
5 23 (19.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (18.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (14.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (9.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (7.50%) Relational Database
13 7 (5.83%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (5.83%) RDBMS
14 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (5.00%) DTS
14 6 (5.00%) MySQL
14 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (4.17%) OLAP
15 5 (4.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Subversion
2 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (26.67%) Finance
2 26 (21.67%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Legal
3 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Games
5 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (45.83%) DBA
2 25 (20.83%) SQL DBA
3 22 (18.33%) Developer
4 13 (10.83%) Oracle DBA
4 13 (10.83%) Administrator
5 10 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.50%) Architect
7 8 (6.67%) Security Architect
7 8 (6.67%) Security Manager
8 7 (5.83%) Senior DBA
8 7 (5.83%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.00%) Consultant
10 4 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Security Specialist
10 4 (3.33%) Risk Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Information Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Web Engineer
11 3 (2.50%) IT Security Specialist
11 3 (2.50%) Information Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) XML
2 3 (2.50%) Middleware
3 2 (1.67%) MDX
3 2 (1.67%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.67%) POSIX
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 13 (10.83%) Replication
3 6 (5.00%) PKI
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.33%) Clustering
5 4 (3.33%) Open Source
6 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.50%) Statistics
6 3 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.50%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.67%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.67%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.17%) Windows
2 26 (21.67%) Linux
3 12 (10.00%) UNIX
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.33%) AIX
7 3 (2.50%) Solaris
7 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.67%) CentOS
8 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.83%) zOS
9 1 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.67%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (15.00%) Database Tuning
2 18 (15.00%) ETL
3 17 (14.17%) Migration
4 16 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (12.50%) Information Security
6 13 (10.83%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 12 (10.00%) Change Management
7 12 (10.00%) High Availability
8 11 (9.17%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (9.17%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (5.83%) Security Architecture
11 7 (5.83%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (5.83%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (5.00%) Data Architecture
12 6 (5.00%) Change Control
12 6 (5.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.50%) SQL
2 18 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 9 (7.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.00%) C
5 6 (5.00%) Java
5 6 (5.00%) Perl
6 4 (3.33%) VBScript
7 3 (2.50%) C#
7 3 (2.50%) XPath
8 2 (1.67%) Python
8 2 (1.67%) C++
8 2 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) CISSP
1 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.00%) OCP
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (4.17%) CISA
3 5 (4.17%) CISM
3 5 (4.17%) PCI QSA
4 3 (2.50%) CCSP
4 3 (2.50%) CCNP
4 3 (2.50%) CCNA
4 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.50%) Degree
4 3 (2.50%) CCSA
4 3 (2.50%) CCSE
5 2 (1.67%) ISSAP
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) PCI DSS
2 9 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.00%) COBIT
4 4 (3.33%) SLA
5 2 (1.67%) QA
6 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 16 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (9.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) ACF2
4 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.83%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) Data Guard
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle Flashback
3 4 (3.33%) SCOM
4 3 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (33.33%) Oracle
2 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.67%) VMware
4 7 (5.83%) Sybase
5 5 (4.17%) Tripwire
5 5 (4.17%) Qualys
5 5 (4.17%) Imperva
5 5 (4.17%) McAfee
6 3 (2.50%) Red Gate
6 3 (2.50%) Teradata
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco
6 3 (2.50%) CommVault
6 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.50%) Symantec
7 2 (1.67%) Embarcadero
7 2 (1.67%) IBM
7 2 (1.67%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.83%) Siebel
8 1 (0.83%) Unisys