The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Database Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Specialist
Rank 595 628 622
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Database Specialist 26 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.031% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.033% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 8
Median daily rate £438 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £330 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £344 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.63% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Database Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Database Specialist in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Database Specialist Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Database Specialist
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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 +15 21 £450 +28.57%
North West - 10 £469 -
East of England - 5 £425 -
Lancashire - 5 £463 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £425 -
Blackpool - 4 £469 -
West Yorkshire +21 3 £188 -16.66%
Yorkshire +16 3 £188 -16.66%
London +13 3 £525 +31.25%
Wakefield -1 3 £188 -
Manchester - 3 £300 -
Scotland +9 2 - -
Glasgow +5 2 - -
Wales - 2 £275 -
South Wales - 2 £275 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £275 -
Newport - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Database Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Database Specialist in the job title.

1 22 (62.86%) Oracle
2 19 (54.29%) Oracle Database
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (17.14%) Database Security
6 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (17.14%) Database Tuning
6 6 (17.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (17.14%) C#
6 6 (17.14%) SOA
6 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (17.14%) Service Management
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (14.29%) VB
7 5 (14.29%) .NET
7 5 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 5 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (11.43%) MySQL
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (8.57%) NHS
9 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (8.57%) Migration

Database Specialist Skill Set
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 6 (17.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle Database
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (11.43%) MySQL
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.86%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (2.86%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Data Extraction
2 3 (8.57%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.86%) Informatics
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (17.14%) Database Security
3 6 (17.14%) Database Tuning
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
3 6 (17.14%) SOA
4 5 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) E-business
6 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Stress Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Change Control
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.86%) High Availability
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Ambari
2 1 (2.86%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) EMC
3 1 (2.86%) RedGate
3 1 (2.86%) Remedy
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Sybase