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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 1.40% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.49% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £363 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £232 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £350 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.28%

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
616 605 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.55% 94.38% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 380 342
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.10 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
3 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (38.46%) SCOM
6 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) High Availability
7 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (23.08%) Clustering
8 2 (15.38%) Advertising
8 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (7.69%) IaaS
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (7.69%) Statistics
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
9 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
3 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle