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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 58 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 10 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.37% 1.64% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.76% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £279 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £296 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £50.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +38.46%
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
676 625 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 92.86% 93.28% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 253 286
Average daily rate £330 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 63 111
Average hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £50.86 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 -8 2 £363 +26.08%
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) MySQL
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (36.84%) Data Structures
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) TDD
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (10.53%) MCDBA
9 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
1 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) MCDBA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Red Gate