The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 51 61 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 21 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.40% 0.78% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 0.84% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £381 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £366 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £396 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £30.90 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+21.35% +37.33%
DBA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
815 717 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.04% 93.24% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 483 346
Average daily rate £378 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 49 40
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Bristol region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Bristol region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (92.31%) SQL
3 21 (80.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (42.31%) ETL
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (38.46%) OLAP Cube
6 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (38.46%) OLAP
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) MySQL
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle
9 6 (23.08%) Clustering
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (15.38%) MCITP
11 4 (15.38%) MCDBA
11 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
11 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Red Gate
12 3 (11.54%) Migration
12 3 (11.54%) Replication
13 2 (7.69%) VMware
13 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (38.46%) OLAP Cube
5 10 (38.46%) OLAP
6 8 (30.77%) MySQL
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
10 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ETL
2 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.85%) Security Management
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCITP
1 4 (15.38%) MCDBA
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Red Gate
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
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