The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 69 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.67% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.71% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £300 £348 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% +31.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £361 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +44.23%
DBA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
755 705 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.38% 95.01% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 467 361
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 36
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Birmingham region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Birmingham region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Birmingham region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Replication
5 4 (36.36%) Clustering
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) High Availability
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (18.18%) ETL
7 2 (18.18%) SAP
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) SAP Basis
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (9.09%) HP
8 1 (9.09%) SAN
8 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (9.09%) Internet
8 1 (9.09%) Shell Script

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Korn
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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