The median contractor rate for a Database Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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 Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 622 600
Rank change year-on-year +44 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Specialist 2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.011% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £340 £350
% change year-on-year - -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
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 1356 1863
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 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Database Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Specialist in England

Database Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Specialist in England

Database Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Specialist in England

Database Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
South East - 2 - - 1
Database Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Database Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) CMDB
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

Database Specialist 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle