The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 45 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% 1.05% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 1.09% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
403 184 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.38% 96.34% 89.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 107 118
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £22.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
DBA
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) DTS
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) DTS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase