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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 32 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -22
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 40 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.29% 0.34% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 0.37% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 2 2
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£450 £383 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £357 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £409 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.91%
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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
877 809 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.10% 92.67% 89.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 581 362
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 28 37
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 36 (83.72%) MySQL
2 27 (62.79%) Percona
3 22 (51.16%) Replication
4 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
4 17 (39.53%) ETL
5 16 (37.21%) SQL
6 15 (34.88%) Oracle
7 14 (32.56%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (27.91%) Migration
8 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
8 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
9 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
9 11 (25.58%) DB2
10 10 (23.26%) Database Tuning
11 9 (20.93%) Java
11 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (18.60%) Open Source
13 7 (16.28%) Puppet
13 7 (16.28%) Big Data
13 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (16.28%) Ansible
13 7 (16.28%) SaltStack
13 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
14 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
14 6 (13.95%) High Availability

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (83.72%) MySQL
2 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
3 14 (32.56%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (25.58%) DB2
5 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (16.28%) Big Data
7 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
7 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
8 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
9 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (6.98%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Replication
2 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ETL
2 12 (27.91%) Migration
3 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
4 10 (23.26%) Database Tuning
5 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (18.60%) Open Source
7 6 (13.95%) High Availability
7 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.33%) Database Mirroring
10 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.33%) ITIL
10 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
1 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (16.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Percona
2 15 (34.88%) Oracle
3 7 (16.28%) SaltStack
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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