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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 111 96 121
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 14 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 1.35% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.46% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
Average daily rate
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£373 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £226 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £46.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +32.14%
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
2311 2322 2490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.92% 92.03% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1161 978
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 86 117
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +12 3 £188 -50.00% 4
Slough -10 3 £363 -2.68%
Bracknell -7 1 £425 -
Maidenhead -9 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £425 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) Oracle
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 10 (31.25%) Linux
6 8 (25.00%) Migration
6 8 (25.00%) MySQL
7 7 (21.88%) Replication
7 7 (21.88%) Data Structures
7 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) TDD
8 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 6 (18.75%) Logistics
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (15.63%) XML
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) SCCM
9 5 (15.63%) SCOM
9 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (12.50%) Data Guard
10 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
10 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
4 8 (25.00%) MySQL
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
11 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
1 7 (21.88%) Data Structures
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
3 6 (18.75%) Logistics
4 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) ERP
5 4 (12.50%) ITSM
6 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
7 2 (6.25%) Database Security
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.25%) High Availability
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) MCTS
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) OCP
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) SCOM
2 4 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) BMC
2 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 3 (9.38%) Intel
3 3 (9.38%) Sun
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat