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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 40 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.51% 1.19% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.27% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
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£448 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +43.93%
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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
322 236 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.99% 93.65% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 146 142
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.17 £28.00
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 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
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 24 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Korn
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) DTS
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) DTS
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) VMware