The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
UK / England
Rank 216 227 206
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 437 474 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.01% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.06% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 313 317
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £44.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £45.00 £46.25
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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in England

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in England

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in England

DBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 155 £425 +6.25% 41
South East -7 57 £420 +2.43% 32
North West +38 52 £350 -4.10% 9
South West +5 42 £350 -12.50% 6
Yorkshire +20 37 £345 -8.00% 8
North East +2 33 £350 +1.44% 1
West Midlands +6 29 £361 +7.03% 9
East of England -2 20 £375 +18.11% 9
East Midlands +6 14 £350 - 2
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 556 (58.59%) SQL
2 462 (48.68%) SQL Server
3 454 (47.84%) Oracle
4 332 (34.98%) Oracle Database
5 235 (24.76%) Performance Tuning
6 219 (23.08%) Linux
7 217 (22.87%) Microsoft
8 208 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 184 (19.39%) Windows
10 167 (17.60%) T-SQL
11 154 (16.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 152 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 151 (15.91%) Unix
14 146 (15.38%) Finance
15 143 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
16 141 (14.86%) High Availability
17 132 (13.91%) Migration
18 128 (13.49%) SQL Server 2012
19 124 (13.07%) Replication
20 123 (12.96%) ITIL
21 117 (12.33%) Security Cleared
22 116 (12.22%) Oracle Database 12c
23 115 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
24 111 (11.70%) MySQL
25 109 (11.49%) Oracle Database 11g
26 107 (11.28%) ETL
27 97 (10.22%) Oracle EBS
28 95 (10.01%) Data Guard
29 93 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
30 91 (9.59%) SC Cleared

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 46 (4.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 43 (4.53%) Oracle Application Server
3 41 (4.32%) WebLogic
4 22 (2.32%) IIS
5 20 (2.11%) Confluence
6 15 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (0.63%) nginx
12 5 (0.53%) JBoss
13 4 (0.42%) Tuxedo
14 3 (0.32%) Apache
14 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.32%) WildFly
15 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 78 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.84%) MS Office
4 3 (0.32%) SPSS
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 97 (10.22%) Oracle EBS
2 81 (8.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 35 (3.69%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.21%) Epicor iScala
9 2 (0.21%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
10 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.11%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 62 (6.53%) IaaS
2 61 (6.43%) PaaS
3 60 (6.32%) SaaS
4 47 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.42%) GitHub
7 3 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.53%) SAN
2 16 (1.69%) LDAP
3 8 (0.84%) DMZ
3 8 (0.84%) Firewall
4 7 (0.74%) DNS
5 5 (0.53%) SSL
6 3 (0.32%) Internet
6 3 (0.32%) SSH
6 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.32%) VLAN
7 2 (0.21%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.21%) FTP
7 2 (0.21%) HTTP
7 2 (0.21%) Intranet
7 2 (0.21%) LAN
7 2 (0.21%) Network Security
7 2 (0.21%) VPN
7 2 (0.21%) WAN
8 1 (0.11%) DAB
8 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 332 (34.98%) Oracle Database
3 208 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 154 (16.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 152 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 128 (13.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 116 (12.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 115 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 111 (11.70%) MySQL
10 109 (11.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 93 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
12 88 (9.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 70 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
14 54 (5.69%) SQL Server 2005
15 53 (5.58%) Oracle Database 10g
16 50 (5.27%) Oracle Reports
17 49 (5.16%) DB2
17 49 (5.16%) Relational Database
18 36 (3.79%) RDBMS
19 35 (3.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (2.42%) JIRA
2 17 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.48%) Subversion
4 14 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.26%) Toad
6 10 (1.05%) Bitbucket
6 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.74%) NUnit
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.32%) CA Gen
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.21%) JUnit
11 2 (0.21%) ProC
12 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.11%) Hudson
12 1 (0.11%) Maven
12 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 146 (15.38%) Finance
2 40 (4.21%) Banking
3 22 (2.32%) Retail
4 20 (2.11%) Advertising
5 12 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 9 (0.95%) Local Government
7 8 (0.84%) Legal
8 7 (0.74%) Law
9 6 (0.63%) Electronics
9 6 (0.63%) Marketing
10 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.32%) Back Office
12 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.21%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (6.01%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 47 (4.95%) Middleware
3 41 (4.32%) .NET
4 39 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 21 (2.21%) Web Services
6 15 (1.58%) LAMP
7 9 (0.95%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.84%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.84%) Entity Framework
9 7 (0.74%) ADO
9 7 (0.74%) Dapper ORM
10 6 (0.63%) YAML
11 3 (0.32%) SOAP
11 3 (0.32%) XML
12 2 (0.21%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.21%) JMS
12 2 (0.21%) MDX
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Streams
12 2 (0.21%) Spring
12 2 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 124 (13.07%) Replication
2 89 (9.38%) Clustering
3 38 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 36 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.05%) HACMP
6 10 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 9 (0.95%) Reference Data
8 7 (0.74%) FMCG
9 5 (0.53%) CMDB
9 5 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.53%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.53%) NHS
10 4 (0.42%) Fintech
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle Licensing
11 3 (0.32%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.32%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.21%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.21%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 219 (23.08%) Linux
2 184 (19.39%) Windows
3 151 (15.91%) Unix
4 63 (6.64%) Windows Server
5 46 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (4.64%) AIX
7 35 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (2.85%) CentOS
8 27 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (2.53%) Solaris
10 23 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.48%) zOS
12 9 (0.95%) HPUX
13 8 (0.84%) SUSE
14 7 (0.74%) MVS
14 7 (0.74%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.32%) VME
17 1 (0.11%) Android
17 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (24.76%) Performance Tuning
2 143 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
3 141 (14.86%) High Availability
4 132 (13.91%) Migration
5 123 (12.96%) ITIL
6 107 (11.28%) ETL
7 86 (9.06%) Change Management
8 84 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 72 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (6.74%) Performance Monitoring
11 61 (6.43%) Data Management
12 55 (5.80%) Open Source
13 52 (5.48%) Problem Management
14 50 (5.27%) SOA
15 46 (4.85%) Data Migration
16 42 (4.43%) DevOps
17 40 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
18 39 (4.11%) Data Modelling
19 33 (3.48%) CRM
20 29 (3.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 556 (58.59%) SQL
2 167 (17.60%) T-SQL
3 73 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 70 (7.38%) PowerShell
5 56 (5.90%) Shell Script
6 52 (5.48%) Perl
7 46 (4.85%) Python
8 34 (3.58%) Ruby
9 31 (3.27%) Bash Shell
10 24 (2.53%) Java
11 19 (2.00%) C#
12 12 (1.26%) VB
13 10 (1.05%) Korn
14 8 (0.84%) C
14 8 (0.84%) PHP
15 6 (0.63%) C++
16 5 (0.53%) AWK
16 5 (0.53%) COBOL
16 5 (0.53%) REXX
17 3 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 117 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 91 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.27%) Degree
3 31 (3.27%) Oracle Certification
4 28 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.69%) MCITP
6 14 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.37%) OCP
8 12 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (1.05%) MCSE
10 7 (0.74%) MCDBA
10 7 (0.74%) MCTS
11 5 (0.53%) IBM Certification
12 4 (0.42%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.42%) MCSA
13 3 (0.32%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.11%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.11%) NVQ Level 3
14 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.69%) SLA
2 8 (0.84%) Data Quality
2 8 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (0.84%) QA
3 6 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 83 (8.75%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.58%) Corosync
6 14 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (0.95%) Docker
9 8 (0.84%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
10 6 (0.63%) Squid
11 5 (0.53%) vSphere
12 4 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
13 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.11%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.11%) RACF
15 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 95 (10.01%) Data Guard
2 70 (7.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 44 (4.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 38 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 28 (2.95%) Ansible
5 28 (2.95%) Puppet
6 21 (2.21%) SCOM
7 18 (1.90%) Failover Clustering
7 18 (1.90%) Nagios
8 15 (1.58%) Galera Cluster
8 15 (1.58%) Pacemaker
9 11 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.95%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (0.74%) Salt
13 5 (0.53%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (0.32%) OMEGAMON
14 3 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 454 (47.84%) Oracle
2 217 (22.87%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.16%) Red Hat
4 47 (4.95%) VMware
5 39 (4.11%) Sybase
6 36 (3.79%) SAP
7 26 (2.74%) IBM
8 19 (2.00%) NetApp
9 16 (1.69%) Hyperion
10 15 (1.58%) Teradata
11 12 (1.26%) Percona
11 12 (1.26%) RedGate
12 10 (1.05%) Tableau
13 9 (0.95%) Rackspace
14 8 (0.84%) IDERA
14 8 (0.84%) Netezza
14 8 (0.84%) ServiceNow
15 7 (0.74%) CA
15 7 (0.74%) Remedy
16 6 (0.63%) Siebel
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £370 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
PS Computer Services
Rate: £300pd
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
PS Computer Services
Rate: £300pd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £600 per day + Free Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Whitby Munn
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £500 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago