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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.60% 1.61% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.64% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Median daily rate £325 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.39%

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
316 426 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.18% 98.16% 98.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 316 208
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 13
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) OpenUP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management

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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Debian
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) OpenUP
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat