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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 52 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.20% 1.52% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.65% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £296 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% -9.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £276 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £419 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.57 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +88.69%
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
688 607 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.86% 91.97% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 382 349
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 24
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.98 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.76% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.70 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 5 (38.46%) ETL
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Clustering
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (15.38%) MDX
7 2 (15.38%) DTS
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Replication
8 1 (7.69%) Data Security
8 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.69%) 2G
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (7.69%) 3G
8 1 (7.69%) RDBMS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) 2G
1 1 (7.69%) LTE
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) DTS
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) MDX
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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