The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 43 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.52% 1.06% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.13% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -7.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.90 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+21.35% -15.91%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
364 266 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.79% 94.33% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 155 120
Average daily rate £425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Bedfordshire region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Bedfordshire region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Data Guard

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft