The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 44 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.55% 2.97% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 3.08% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate £291 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.46% -33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £320 £780
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +8.66%
DBA
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
354 292 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.99% 96.37% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 172 132
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) QlikView
4 1 (20.00%) Moodle
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
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