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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Specialist
Rank 636 636 623
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Database Specialist 19 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.031% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.033% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 11
Median daily rate £363 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £110 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - -

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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
Top 23 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 26 September 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 +10 15 £400 - 1
North West - 8 £463 -
Lancashire - 4 £394 -
Yorkshire - 4 £225 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Blackpool - 3 £463 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £225 - 1
Manchester - 2 £300 -
South East +14 1 £400 +263.63%
East of England +9 1 £425 -26.08%
Warwick -4 1 - -
Warwickshire -5 1 - -
West Midlands -30 1 - -
Wales - 1 £275 -
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Ballymoney - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Cardiff - 1 £275 -
South Wales - 1 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Service Management
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 5 (20.00%) Database Security
6 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (12.00%) MySQL
7 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (12.00%) NHS
7 3 (12.00%) QA
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (12.00%) Data Extraction
7 3 (12.00%) Replication
7 3 (12.00%) Clustering
7 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
1 3 (12.00%) Data Extraction
1 3 (12.00%) NHS
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) SUSE
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Database Security
3 5 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Ambari
2 1 (4.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Compuware
2 1 (4.00%) EMC
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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