The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Database Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Database Security over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Security
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 155 178
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23  
Contract jobs citing Database Security 6 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £400 £313 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -27.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £313 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £313 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.29% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

Database Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2628 2969 4223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.55% 87.71% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 2378 3263
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Database Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Database Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Database Security in the City of London

Database Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Database Security in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Security in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Database Security.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
3 9 (81.82%) PCI DSS
3 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (81.82%) WorldPay
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
5 7 (63.64%) Oracle
6 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
6 6 (54.55%) Unix
6 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (54.55%) Database Tuning
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 5 (45.45%) Linux
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
8 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (36.36%) High Availability
9 3 (27.27%) Data Guard
9 3 (27.27%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
9 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 3 (27.27%) Confluence
9 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (27.27%) PowerShell

Database Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (27.27%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) 802.11
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) VLDB
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) DB2
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Development DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Database Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (54.55%) Database Tuning
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Security Auditing
5 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) COBIT
3 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Data Guard
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) WorldPay
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec