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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 47 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 1.84% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.95% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£255 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.91%
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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
481 461 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.04% 94.27% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 307 154
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 36
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.71% -15.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.50 £58.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) QlikView
3 3 (42.86%) Moodle
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Database Security
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) Moodle
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) QlikView
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Database Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware