The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 62 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 10 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.07% 3.01% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 3.15% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 3
Median daily rate £375 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £340 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £471 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
901 856 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.36% 95.54% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 643 549
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 37
Median hourly rate £28.50 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.88% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Bristol region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 12 (54.55%) SAN
5 10 (45.45%) Ingres
5 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 10 (45.45%) Unix
5 10 (45.45%) Clustering
5 10 (45.45%) SCCM
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Optimisation
5 10 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (45.45%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (40.91%) Server Patching
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (27.27%) Data Management
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (13.64%) VMware
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (9.09%) Change Management
11 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (45.45%) Ingres
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Optimisation
2 9 (40.91%) Server Patching
3 6 (27.27%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Failover Clustering
1 10 (45.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) VMware