The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 46 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.44% 0.72% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.75% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £315 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £286 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £420 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £379 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.35% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
540 535 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.12% 95.88% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 319 402
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £253 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 48 56
Median hourly rate £26.88 £35.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% +120.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridgeshire region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +4 6 £268 -40.55%
DBA
East of England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) High Availability
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (25.00%) Clustering
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) ITSM
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Progress
5 3 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (25.00%) AIX
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) MySQL
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) MCDBA

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) DTS
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) High Availability
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Database Security
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Database Optimisation
6 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) MCDBA
3 2 (16.67%) OCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) OCA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Progress
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) TippingPoint