The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 76 75 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 8 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.63% 0.20% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.22% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £324
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +14.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +53.84%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1172 925 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.65% 93.81% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 446 414
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 80 67
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.38 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.63% -10.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.03 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
DBA
South East

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 22 July 2014. 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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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 - 5 £300 - 1
Marlow - 1 £325 -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) DB2
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) BMC
4 4 (30.77%) REXX
4 4 (30.77%) MAINVIEW
4 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (30.77%) JCL
4 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) ISPF
4 4 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (7.69%) Informix
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) ISPF
2 1 (7.69%) WinForms
2 1 (7.69%) JDBC
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
1 4 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Database Security
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) REXX
2 4 (30.77%) JCL
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) BMC
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) ION Trading
3 1 (7.69%) Teradata
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos