The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 65 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.51% 2.68% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 2.85% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
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£363 £500 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +76.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £219 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £770 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £50.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.13 £47.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-11.31% +29.25%
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East of England

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
740 561 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.03% 93.81% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 253 350
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 70 115
Average hourly rate £16.50 £33.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.74% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Cambridge -5 3 £350 -34.88% 1
Peterborough -7 1 £375 -25.00% 1
Huntingdon - - - -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) MySQL
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (28.57%) Data Structures
5 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (9.52%) MCITP

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) MySQL
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) WinForms
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) Scrum
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Red Gate
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