The first table below looks at the demand for the Database Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Specialist
Rank 583 550 576
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Database Specialist 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.014% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £450 £358 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.87% +6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £375 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 - £335
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

Database Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Database Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Specialist within the UK.

Database Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Database Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Database Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Database Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Specialist within the UK.

Database Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Database Specialist
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 5 £450 +25.87% 3
London -35 4 £463 +29.37% 1
Manchester - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Essex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

Database Specialist
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Database Specialist in their job title 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 with Database Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) ArcSDE
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) GIS
5 1 (16.67%) ESRI
5 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS

Database Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Database Specialist in their job title 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 with Database Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
1 1 (16.67%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ESRI
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £500 per annum candidate and experience dependant
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