The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Berkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 101 104 126
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 28 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.69% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.76% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 5
Average daily rate £300 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £256 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £472 £352
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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
DBA
South East

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 April 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 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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 5 £295 -20.27% 6
Bracknell +1 2 £383 - 1
Slough - 2 - - 2
Maidenhead - 1 - -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (81.82%) SQL
2 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
3 18 (32.73%) Oracle
4 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (23.64%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (18.18%) CESG
6 10 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
8 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
9 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
10 6 (10.91%) ETL
10 6 (10.91%) ITIL
10 6 (10.91%) DB2
10 6 (10.91%) UNIX
10 6 (10.91%) Windows
10 6 (10.91%) IBM
11 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (9.09%) AIX
11 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (9.09%) Korn
11 5 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (7.27%) Replication
12 4 (7.27%) Clustering

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (7.27%) IIS
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) SAN
2 3 (5.45%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (10.91%) DB2
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (7.27%) OLTP
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (3.64%) OLAP
10 2 (3.64%) MySQL
11 1 (1.82%) MS Access
11 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.82%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) ERwin
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) CESG
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
2 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) UNIX
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) AIX
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.91%) ETL
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Database Tuning
5 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.45%) High Availability
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.64%) Scrum
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.64%) Data Governance
7 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.09%) Korn
4 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.82%) MCSE
2 1 (1.82%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.64%) Legato
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.82%) Foglight
2 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.64%) Cognos
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.64%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £13.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago