The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 23 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 Cambridge 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 38 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% 0.51% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.54% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +53.84%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
418 372 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.30% 93.94% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 163 217
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 102
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £50.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
DBA
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DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

DBA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (14.29%) LAMP
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle