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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 70 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 0.46% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.51% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £358 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +27.77%
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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
880 586 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.12% 90.43% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 399 495
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 54
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) OCP
4 1 (16.67%) OCA
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) HPUX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) BPEL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) OCP
1 1 (16.67%) OCA
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
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