The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 18 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 19 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.66% - 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.02% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 1
Average daily rate
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£203 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
DBA
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
237 340 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.56% 93.92% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 232 106
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £105.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (79.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (79.17%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (66.67%) Clustering
4 11 (45.83%) Replication
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) ETL
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (12.50%) SLA
11 3 (12.50%) MS Access
11 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle
11 3 (12.50%) Perl
11 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
11 3 (12.50%) UNIX
11 3 (12.50%) AIX
11 3 (12.50%) Migration
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (12.50%) Shell Script

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (4.17%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (12.50%) MS Access
5 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Clustering
2 11 (45.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
1 3 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.83%) ETL
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.50%) Korn
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) MicroStrategy