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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 105 94 121
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 20 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 1.38% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.51% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 12
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£350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +54.55%
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
2223 2319 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.92% 91.70% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 1047 1004
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 84 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £37.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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
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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
Slough -4 6 £350 -6.04% 3
Reading +9 5 £438 +18.24% 2
Bracknell 0 1 £425 -
Maidenhead -8 1 - -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 28 (71.79%) SQL
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (28.21%) Linux
5 10 (25.64%) Migration
5 10 (25.64%) Replication
6 9 (23.08%) Oracle
7 8 (20.51%) MySQL
7 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
7 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) Clustering
8 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.38%) TDD
9 6 (15.38%) XML
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.38%) SCOM
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (15.38%) Logistics
10 5 (12.82%) SCCM
10 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
10 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
10 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (10.26%) Data Guard
11 4 (10.26%) Performance Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (2.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
4 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (20.51%) MySQL
5 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (2.56%) Informix
11 1 (2.56%) SQLPlus
11 1 (2.56%) Essbase
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Publishing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Replication
2 7 (17.95%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Statistics
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) FMCG
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (25.64%) Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Scrum
3 6 (15.38%) Logistics
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) TDD
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
4 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.69%) ITSM
5 3 (7.69%) CRM
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) ETL
6 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Database Security
6 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
2 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) XQuery
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) MCTS
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.56%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCOM
2 5 (12.82%) SCCM
3 4 (10.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) BMC
3 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) Siebel
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Informatica
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Primavera
4 1 (2.56%) hybris
4 1 (2.56%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Intel
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