The median contractor rate for a Database Engineer was £309 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 613 603
Rank change year-on-year +46 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Engineer 15 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.038% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.040% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 8
Median daily rate £309 £400 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.81% +41.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £498 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £400 £290
% change year-on-year -10.31% +37.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £52.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -75.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.53% -7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40228 46925 48391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.04% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26246 30992 30918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1370 1877
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Database Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Database Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Database Engineer in England

Database Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Database Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Engineer in England

Database Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Engineer in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Engineer in England

Database Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Engineer in England

Database Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Engineer in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Database Engineer in England

Database Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Yorkshire +24 6 £275 -50.00%
South East +33 4 £343 +21.77% 2
East of England - 3 - -
North West +19 1 £450 - 2
London +11 1 £275 -35.29% 5
Database Engineer
UK

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Database Engineer 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 across the England region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (40.00%) DBS Check
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
4 13 (26.00%) Windows
5 12 (24.00%) ITIL
5 12 (24.00%) Unix
5 12 (24.00%) Perl
6 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (18.00%) SLA
7 9 (18.00%) Oracle
8 8 (16.00%) Sybase
8 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (16.00%) Finance
9 7 (14.00%) Solaris
9 7 (14.00%) Migration
9 7 (14.00%) Sybase ASE
9 7 (14.00%) SAP
9 7 (14.00%) Korn
10 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (12.00%) VMware
11 5 (10.00%) Firewall
11 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.00%) Apple
11 5 (10.00%) Cisco
11 5 (10.00%) Python
11 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
11 5 (10.00%) Degree

Database Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) FTP
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) Intranet
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Sybase ASE
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.00%) DB2
4 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.00%) Redis
6 1 (2.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) MS Access
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) GitLab
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Avionics
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) JMS
2 1 (2.00%) Kafka
2 1 (2.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) DataPower
3 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) EPoS
3 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 12 (24.00%) Unix
4 7 (14.00%) Solaris
5 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Migration
3 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.00%) SDLC
5 4 (8.00%) Fault Management
5 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.00%) Network Management
5 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.00%) Service Design
6 3 (6.00%) Database Tuning
6 3 (6.00%) Validation
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Data Flow Diagram
7 2 (4.00%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (4.00%) OO
7 2 (4.00%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (4.00%) Presales
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) Perl
3 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.00%) Korn
5 5 (10.00%) Python
6 4 (8.00%) Java
7 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.00%) C#
7 3 (6.00%) VBA
8 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) DBS Check
2 5 (10.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) CCNP
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) Docker
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.00%) Squid
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.00%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Sybase
3 7 (14.00%) SAP
4 6 (12.00%) VMware
5 5 (10.00%) Apple
5 5 (10.00%) Cisco
6 4 (8.00%) Computacenter
6 4 (8.00%) Juniper
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.00%) Teradata
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) CommVault
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Informatica
7 1 (2.00%) Splunk
7 1 (2.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.00%) WSO2
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