Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Database Specialist was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 73 83
Rank change year-on-year -29 +10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Database Specialist 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.15% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
South Wales median daily rate £400 £415 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +50.91% -
Wales median daily rate £400 £415 £275
% change year-on-year -3.61% +50.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate - - £57.50
Wales median hourly rate - - £57.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,341 902 1,092
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.31% 97.20% 97.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 619 730
South Wales median daily rate £408 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% -3.54% +11.07%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £202
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 56 65
South Wales median hourly rate £12.88 £18.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.45% +17.74% +19.23%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.88 £10.31
90th Percentile £42.00 £56.05 £73.90
Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% +29.63% +8.00%

Database Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Database Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Database Specialist in South Wales

Database Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Specialist in South Wales

Database Specialist
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -24 2 £400 -5.88%
Database Specialist
Wales

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Database Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region featuring Database Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Database Security
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Regulatory Compliance

Database Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Database Security
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft