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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 121 100 96
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 1.04% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 1.16% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 7
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£300 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £456 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £333
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +89.47%
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
2651 2596 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.90% 89.76% 91.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1324 843
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 114 138
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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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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 0 6 £281 +0.44% 1
Bracknell +3 1 - - 1
Slough -1 1 - - 4
Thatcham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Replication
4 4 (23.53%) DB2
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (17.65%) CA
5 3 (17.65%) REXX
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Clustering
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) MCTS
5 3 (17.65%) MCITP
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (23.53%) DB2
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
2 3 (17.65%) REXX
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) MCTS
2 3 (17.65%) MCITP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) MCP
3 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
4 1 (5.88%) OCP
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) RACF
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) CA
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos
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