The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 30 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.03% 0.78% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 0.80% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £315 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £263 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £433 £254
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
291 374 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.98% 97.65% 98.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 298 279
Median daily rate £350 £343 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.04% -7.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle Database
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (23.08%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (23.08%) High Availability
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) Replication
7 2 (15.38%) Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle Database
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) OLTP
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.69%) Database Security
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas