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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 6 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.02% 1.72% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.85% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Median daily rate £363 £229 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.46% -29.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £220 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £305 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £377 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +8.57%

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
568 594 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.11% 92.81% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 370 331
Median daily rate £380 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 January 2017, 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 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
5 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (29.41%) SCOM
8 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (23.53%) Clustering
8 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (17.65%) ETL
9 3 (17.65%) DTS
9 3 (17.65%) High Availability
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) MCTS
10 2 (11.76%) MCITP
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (11.76%) ERP
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery

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 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DMZ
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (17.65%) DTS
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCTS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.88%) VMware