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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 55 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 0.72% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.77% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Median daily rate £320 £375 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £331 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £397 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.57%
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
710 776 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.21% 93.72% 91.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 530 337
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 26
Median hourly rate £18.23 £13.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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
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 2 May 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (63.16%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
6 7 (36.84%) Migration
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (31.58%) Replication
8 5 (26.32%) Unix
9 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (21.05%) Clustering
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
10 3 (15.79%) Database Tuning
10 3 (15.79%) High Availability
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
10 3 (15.79%) ETL
10 3 (15.79%) C
11 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (10.53%) SAP
11 2 (10.53%) AIX
11 2 (10.53%) HPUX

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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (5.26%) OLAP
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Replication
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) HPUX
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Database Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Database Security
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) Korn
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
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