The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 51 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 1.18% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.27% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Average daily rate £305 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £291 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £36.35
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +5.22%
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
635 550 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.93% 92.44% 87.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 334 279
Average daily rate £363 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £22.70 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 14 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 7 (41.18%) Unix
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Database Tuning
8 4 (23.53%) Replication
8 4 (23.53%) C
8 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
9 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (11.76%) LAN
10 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (11.76%) AIX
10 2 (11.76%) HPUX
10 2 (11.76%) Linux

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.88%) OLAP
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) HPUX
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Database Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Database Theory
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database Theory
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Database Security
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Korn
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) OCP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
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