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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 78 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.099% 0.65% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.71% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +10.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +38.46%
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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
942 562 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.64% 91.38% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 378 494
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 £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 63
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 21 October 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (20.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
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