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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 60 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.31% 1.09% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.13% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £320 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.43 £37.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-5.52% -72.22%
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
745 711 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.39% 97.00% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 442 402
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 43
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (35.71%) SCOM
5 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (35.71%) ETL
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Clustering
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) DTS
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
7 2 (14.29%) Replication
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (14.29%) MCTS
7 2 (14.29%) MCITP
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (7.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) DTS
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) AIX
1 1 (7.14%) HPUX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Facilities Management
6 1 (7.14%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) MCTS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
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