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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 71 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 0.33% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.36% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £319 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +13.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £314 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £324 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +38.46%
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
954 552 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.71% 90.79% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 373 483
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 £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 61
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -50.90%
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 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 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 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Replication
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (12.50%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Montash
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago