The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 70 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 17 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.37% 0.62% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.67% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£350 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.29
DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1172 1187 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.14% 92.09% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 673 487
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £213 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 79
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Buckinghamshire region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Buckinghamshire region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 13 £356 +18.75% 2
High Wycombe - 1 £413 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (48.15%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (44.44%) DB2
5 12 (44.44%) UNIX
6 11 (40.74%) Oracle
6 11 (40.74%) Clustering
7 10 (37.04%) DB2 UDB
7 10 (37.04%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) Tivoli
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
10 4 (14.81%) Migration
10 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
11 3 (11.11%) Solaris
11 3 (11.11%) C#
11 3 (11.11%) .NET
11 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 3 (11.11%) ETL
11 3 (11.11%) Replication
11 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 3 (11.11%) Spanish Language

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) DB2
3 10 (37.04%) DB2 UDB
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
6 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Spanish Language
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (48.15%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCSA
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) MCTS
1 2 (7.41%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Cognos
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
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