The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 120 124 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% 0.18% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.20% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Average daily rate £375 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +8.66%
DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2315 2525 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.11% 93.10% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1244 1230
Average daily rate £400 £398 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 68 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £36.20 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 1 £375 +87.50% 4
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 19 (67.86%) Oracle
2 17 (60.71%) Oracle Database
3 14 (50.00%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (42.86%) SQL
6 11 (39.29%) Migration
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (35.71%) Open Source
7 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 10 (35.71%) Unix
8 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
10 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
12 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
14 2 (7.14%) Database Tuning
14 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (7.14%) Clustering

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (3.57%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (3.57%) Endur
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle Database
2 13 (46.43%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.57%) Electronics
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Law
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) HPUX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Migration
2 10 (35.71%) Open Source
3 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.57%) Release Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Korn
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau
4 1 (3.57%) Teradata
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
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