The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 23 July 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 Birmingham 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 53 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.58% 1.65% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.81% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Average daily rate
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£288 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £410 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +53.84%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
623 551 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.90% 90.92% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 298 338
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 31
Average hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.03 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
DBA
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DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (31.25%) Clustering
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) MDX
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) DTS
6 3 (18.75%) ETL
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
6 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
7 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) 4G

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) 4G
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) 2G
3 1 (6.25%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (18.75%) DTS
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) MySQL
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (12.50%) MS Access
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) MDX
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Data Security
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
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