Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 21 November 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
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 775 754
Rank change year-on-year -27 -21 +6
Contract jobs citing Database Security 75 106 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 74 93
UK median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +5.54%
10th Percentile £315 £316 £308
90th Percentile £643 £509 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £35.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.00% +3.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -6.00% +3.02%

Database Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Database Security
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Database Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Database Security in the UK

Database Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Security in the UK

Database Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Security over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Security in the UK

Database Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Security in the UK

Database Security
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Security within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England -20 63 £450 +5.88% 4
UK excluding London +2 57 £375 -6.25% 3
London -32 16 £456 +7.35% 1
North of England +38 13 £350 -20.45%
Scotland +3 11 £385 -
West Midlands +29 10 £337 -23.09% 1
Midlands +27 10 £337 -23.09% 1
South West -2 10 £350 - 1
South East -13 10 £550 +26.44% 1
North West +17 8 £350 -24.24%
Yorkshire +20 5 £385 -26.67%
East of England -12 3 £375 +10.29%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 with a requirement for Database Security.

1 39 (52.00%) Oracle
2 34 (45.33%) SQL
3 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
4 25 (33.33%) Migration
5 21 (28.00%) ETL
6 20 (26.67%) Analytics
7 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database
7 16 (21.33%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (20.00%) Information Security
8 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
9 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
10 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (16.00%) Data Guard
11 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (16.00%) Windows
12 11 (14.67%) Linux
12 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
12 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
12 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (14.67%) Firewall
12 11 (14.67%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (13.33%) Oracle OLAP
13 10 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (13.33%) Oracle EDQ
13 10 (13.33%) Database Tuning
13 10 (13.33%) Pentaho
13 10 (13.33%) Replication

Database Security
Co-occurring 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 10 (13.33%) ArcGIS
2 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.67%) IaaS
4 2 (2.67%) PaaS
4 2 (2.67%) SaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) Firewall
2 9 (12.00%) Network Security
3 8 (10.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (6.67%) Internet
5 4 (5.33%) Intranet
6 3 (4.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.00%) LAN
6 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.00%) VLAN
6 3 (4.00%) Wireless
7 2 (2.67%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.67%) LDAP
8 1 (1.33%) SAN
8 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.33%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database
3 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (13.33%) OLAP
6 10 (13.33%) Oracle OLAP
6 10 (13.33%) Pentaho
6 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 9 (12.00%) DB2
7 9 (12.00%) MongoDB
7 9 (12.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (8.00%) Informix
10 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (4.00%) MySQL
11 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.67%) TestRail
4 1 (1.33%) ERwin
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Advertising
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) DBA
2 16 (21.33%) Architect
3 12 (16.00%) Administrator
3 12 (16.00%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (14.67%) Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Security Architect
6 7 (9.33%) SQL DBA
7 6 (8.00%) Database Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) Security Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Database Architect
9 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Information Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Information Security Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Security Manager
10 3 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.67%) Web Services
4 4 (5.33%) PostGIS
5 3 (4.00%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.67%) Java EE
6 2 (2.67%) SAML
7 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.33%) HTML
7 1 (1.33%) HTML5
7 1 (1.33%) JSP
7 1 (1.33%) Middleware
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.33%) REST
7 1 (1.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 10 (13.33%) Replication
2 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.67%) Clustering
3 8 (10.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) PKI
5 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.33%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Unix
4 2 (2.67%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Migration
2 21 (28.00%) ETL
3 20 (26.67%) Analytics
4 15 (20.00%) Information Security
5 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (13.33%) Database Tuning
8 9 (12.00%) High Availability
8 9 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (12.00%) Project Management
9 8 (10.67%) Security Architecture
10 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
10 7 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (9.33%) SIEM
11 6 (8.00%) Coaching
11 6 (8.00%) Security Monitoring
12 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
12 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) SQL
2 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.67%) Python
5 4 (5.33%) C#
5 4 (5.33%) Perl
6 3 (4.00%) Java
6 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.67%) C
7 2 (2.67%) C++
7 2 (2.67%) COBOL
7 2 (2.67%) PHP
7 2 (2.67%) Ruby
8 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) CISSP
3 3 (4.00%) CISM
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) CCNA
4 2 (2.67%) CCNP
4 2 (2.67%) CCSA
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.67%) OSCP
4 2 (2.67%) SANS
5 1 (1.33%) GCIA
5 1 (1.33%) GCIH
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.00%) GAAP
3 2 (2.67%) COBIT
3 2 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.67%) GDPR
3 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.67%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.33%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) IAG
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Data Guard
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle EDQ
4 6 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (8.00%) SCCM
5 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (4.00%) Ansible
7 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.67%) Puppet
7 2 (2.67%) Terraform
8 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 39 (52.00%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.33%) Cognos
4 7 (9.33%) Splunk
5 6 (8.00%) McAfee
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.33%) SAP
7 3 (4.00%) NetApp
7 3 (4.00%) Nintex
7 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.00%) WorldPay
8 2 (2.67%) Citrix
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.67%) Synopsys
9 1 (1.33%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.33%) Informatica
9 1 (1.33%) Qualys
9 1 (1.33%) Teradata