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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 49 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 17 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.28% 1.10% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.14% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £425 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-13.24% -19.25%
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
716 703 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.11% 96.57% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 433 417
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 43
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 10 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (50.00%) SCOM
6 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) ETL
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (16.67%) DTS
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (11.11%) MCITP
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (11.11%) MCTS
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (11.11%) VMware
10 2 (11.11%) Clustering
10 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle
10 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
10 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
11 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (5.56%) Unix

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 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (16.67%) DTS
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
1 1 (5.56%) HPUX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Facilities Management
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 10 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Korn
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
1 2 (11.11%) MCTS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat