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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 77 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.87% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.95% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +38.46%
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
1132 945 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.18% 91.66% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 468 390
Average daily rate £350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 90 80
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 -8 5 £325 -20.73% 1
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Iver - - - - 1
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
5 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
5 4 (30.77%) OLTP
5 4 (30.77%) OLAP
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) Statistics
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (15.38%) MCITP
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.69%) Database Security
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
2 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) OLTP
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) OLAP
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) Informix
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (7.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
1 4 (30.77%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Database Security
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCITP
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
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