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 2 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 60 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.92% - 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£355 - £319
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.31% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +73.07%
DBA
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
712 648 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.93% 92.97% 91.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 323 219
Average daily rate £350 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 68 69
Average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.21% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 2 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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 - 2 £294 - 1
Peterborough - 1 £225 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
4 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) WAN
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (23.53%) Application Packaging
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) High Availability
6 4 (23.53%) WorldPay
6 4 (23.53%) Database Security
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Linux

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.76%) MySQL
6 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.88%) DTS
6 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Application Packaging
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) High Availability
1 4 (23.53%) Database Security
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) OCP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) WorldPay
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft