The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 109 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 19 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.45% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.49% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 13
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -8.57%
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
2332 2648 2504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.39% 92.62% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1378 1269
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 95
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 1 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 14 £425 +36.00% 3
Maidenhead - 2 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle Database
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Unix
4 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (34.48%) Migration
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
6 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 7 (24.14%) Open Source
7 7 (24.14%) Replication
8 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (20.69%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
9 5 (17.24%) PostGIS
10 4 (13.79%) High Availability
10 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
10 4 (13.79%) Data Guard
10 4 (13.79%) Puppet
10 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
10 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (13.79%) OCP
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Certification

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle Database
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database 12c
2 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (10.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (6.90%) OrientDB
7 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.45%) Automotive
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (17.24%) PostGIS
3 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Replication
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.34%) Clustering
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
5 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (24.14%) Open Source
4 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.79%) High Availability
6 3 (10.34%) Database Security
6 3 (10.34%) Database Tuning
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Release Management
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) Korn
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) OCP
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (13.79%) Data Guard
2 4 (13.79%) Puppet
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.34%) Informatica
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 2 (6.90%) F5
4 2 (6.90%) NetApp
4 2 (6.90%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) Teradata