The median contractor rate for a Database Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Analyst
UK
Rank 560 617 577
Rank change year-on-year +57 -40  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Analyst 36 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.047% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.050% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 24
Median daily rate £525 £325 £312
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.53% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £436 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £400 £291
% change year-on-year +31.25% +37.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £41.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +107.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +107.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Database Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Analyst in the UK

Database Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Analyst in the UK

Database Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Analyst over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Analyst in the UK

Database Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Analyst in the UK

Database Analyst
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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
England +46 35 £525 +61.53% 5
South East +35 15 £525 +47.36% 2
Surrey - 15 £525 -
London +31 12 £200 -27.27%
Redhill - 12 £525 -
City of London +3 3 £400 +45.45%
Caterham - 3 £538 -
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £280 -30.00%
East of England -4 2 £280 -30.00% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £150 -
West Midlands - 2 £150 -
Rugby - 2 £150 -
North West +29 1 £378 +37.45% 1
Scotland +19 1 £325 -
Edinburgh +18 1 £325 -
Nottingham +6 1 £295 -9.23%
Nottinghamshire +4 1 £295 -9.23%
Cambridge +4 1 £293 -26.87%
South West -2 1 £350 - 1
East Midlands -3 1 £295 -9.23%
Yorkshire - 1 £378 -
Cheshire - 1 £378 - 1
Peterborough - 1 £268 -
Chester - 1 £378 - 1
Halifax - 1 £378 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £378 -

Database Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Database Analyst 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (58.75%) SQL
2 29 (36.25%) Oracle
3 26 (32.50%) Finance
4 20 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 18 (22.50%) Web Services
6 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
6 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
6 17 (21.25%) Oracle Database
7 16 (20.00%) Unix
7 16 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 15 (18.75%) OOD
8 15 (18.75%) XML
8 15 (18.75%) OO
8 15 (18.75%) Data Flow Diagram
9 13 (16.25%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (16.25%) Imperva
10 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (11.25%) T-SQL
11 9 (11.25%) Linux
12 8 (10.00%) Windows
12 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (8.75%) Retail
14 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (7.50%) Change Management
14 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
15 5 (6.25%) CRM
15 5 (6.25%) Migration

Database Analyst 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.25%) Confluence
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) SAS
2 1 (1.25%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Firewall
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) SAN
2 1 (1.25%) SSL
2 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (21.25%) Oracle Database
2 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
3 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.00%) Ingres
7 4 (5.00%) MS Access
7 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (2.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.25%) Gatling
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (32.50%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.50%) Web Services
2 15 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.25%) Middleware
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Clustering
3 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.50%) Derivative
3 2 (2.50%) Equities
3 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.25%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Unix
2 9 (11.25%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) Windows
4 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) CentOS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 15 (18.75%) Data Flow Diagram
2 15 (18.75%) OO
2 15 (18.75%) OOD
3 13 (16.25%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.50%) Change Management
5 5 (6.25%) CRM
5 5 (6.25%) Migration
6 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.00%) Database Optimisation
7 3 (3.75%) ITIL
7 3 (3.75%) Line Management
7 3 (3.75%) Project Management
7 3 (3.75%) Statistics
8 2 (2.50%) Data Management
8 2 (2.50%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.50%) ERP
8 2 (2.50%) Security Operations
8 2 (2.50%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.75%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.75%) C#
3 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.50%) VBA
5 1 (1.25%) Java
5 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) DBS Check
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.25%) MCITP
4 1 (1.25%) MCSA
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.25%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (1.25%) Pacemaker
4 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (36.25%) Oracle
2 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.25%) Imperva
4 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Informatica
6 1 (1.25%) Juniper
6 1 (1.25%) Progress
6 1 (1.25%) Trillium
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