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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 247 179 228
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +49
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 479 705 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 1.34% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.41% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 478 345
Median daily rate £375 £385 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Median hourly rate £37.04 £37.75 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -15.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £25.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.41 £40.00 £47.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-13.24% -19.25%
DBA
UK

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
46856 50029 49209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30915 32483 30579
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1539 1928 1999
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

DBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -43 161 £425 +6.25% 43
North West +13 77 £375 - 13
South East -64 53 £400 +8.10% 20
South West -9 48 £350 -17.64% 17
West Midlands -13 45 £350 -5.40% 4
East of England -4 39 £330 -21.42% 10
Yorkshire -25 26 £425 +11.84% 10
North East -12 16 £425 +32.81% 2
East Midlands -15 13 £350 -6.66% 5
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 England region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 596 (59.19%) SQL
2 523 (51.94%) SQL Server
3 493 (48.96%) Oracle
4 398 (39.52%) Oracle Database
5 314 (31.18%) Performance Tuning
6 262 (26.02%) Linux
7 183 (18.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 183 (18.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 181 (17.97%) Microsoft
9 180 (17.87%) Oracle RAC
10 170 (16.88%) Windows
11 161 (15.99%) Clustering
12 160 (15.89%) Finance
13 154 (15.29%) T-SQL
14 145 (14.40%) Data Guard
15 144 (14.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 144 (14.30%) Unix
16 133 (13.21%) Security Cleared
17 131 (13.01%) Replication
18 130 (12.91%) SQL Server 2012
19 129 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
20 127 (12.61%) High Availability
21 126 (12.51%) Business Intelligence
22 125 (12.41%) Migration
23 121 (12.02%) Oracle RMAN
23 121 (12.02%) Shell Script
24 117 (11.62%) ITIL
25 113 (11.22%) Oracle Database 12c
26 111 (11.02%) SC Cleared
27 104 (10.33%) ETL

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 69 (6.85%) WebLogic
2 47 (4.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 23 (2.28%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (0.89%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.70%) IIS
7 6 (0.60%) Liferay
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle 10gAS
9 4 (0.40%) nginx
9 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.30%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.30%) JBoss
10 3 (0.30%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.89%) MS Office
3 4 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 102 (10.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 85 (8.44%) Oracle EBS
3 78 (7.75%) Oracle Applications
4 32 (3.18%) Oracle 11i
5 12 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
6 11 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.60%) SimCorp Dimension
10 5 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.40%) Primavera
12 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.20%) Epicor iScala
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
12 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.20%) SAP SCM
13 1 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.68%) IaaS
4 24 (2.38%) PaaS
5 22 (2.18%) SaaS
6 3 (0.30%) Office 365
7 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.20%) Taleo
8 1 (0.099%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.099%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.099%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.96%) SAN
2 18 (1.79%) Firewall
3 16 (1.59%) DNS
4 13 (1.29%) Network Security
5 10 (0.99%) LDAP
6 9 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.79%) VLAN
8 7 (0.70%) SSL
9 5 (0.50%) Internet
9 5 (0.50%) VPN
10 4 (0.40%) DHCP
10 4 (0.40%) ICMP
11 3 (0.30%) InfiniBand
11 3 (0.30%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.20%) Intranet
12 2 (0.20%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.20%) SSH
12 2 (0.20%) WAN
13 1 (0.099%) LAN
13 1 (0.099%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 523 (51.94%) SQL Server
2 398 (39.52%) Oracle Database
3 183 (18.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 183 (18.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 144 (14.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 130 (12.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 129 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 113 (11.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 100 (9.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 97 (9.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 87 (8.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 82 (8.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 81 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
13 80 (7.94%) MySQL
13 80 (7.94%) Relational Database
14 68 (6.75%) RDBMS
15 58 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
16 45 (4.47%) DB2
17 38 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
18 36 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 29 (2.88%) Jenkins
2 21 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.99%) JIRA
5 10 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (0.99%) Toad
6 6 (0.60%) Subversion
7 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.30%) GoCD
9 2 (0.20%) Maven
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.20%) ProC
10 1 (0.099%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.099%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.099%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.099%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.099%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.099%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 160 (15.89%) Finance
2 56 (5.56%) Banking
3 30 (2.98%) Retail
4 14 (1.39%) Advertising
5 10 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.79%) Legal
7 7 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.70%) Law
7 7 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.60%) Automotive
9 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.30%) Electronics
10 3 (0.30%) Games
10 3 (0.30%) Publishing
11 2 (0.20%) Back Office
11 2 (0.20%) Marketing
11 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.099%) French Language
12 1 (0.099%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 34 (3.38%) .NET
3 20 (1.99%) Middleware
4 16 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
5 14 (1.39%) Web Services
6 11 (1.09%) XML
7 10 (0.99%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (0.60%) Oracle ADF
10 5 (0.50%) Entity Framework
10 5 (0.50%) Oracle Streams
11 4 (0.40%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.40%) Castor
11 4 (0.40%) LAMP
12 3 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (0.20%) COM
13 2 (0.20%) CSS
13 2 (0.20%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.20%) HTML
13 2 (0.20%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 161 (15.99%) Clustering
2 131 (13.01%) Replication
3 43 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 27 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.38%) Mainframe
6 20 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.69%) Statistics
8 12 (1.19%) NHS
9 10 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 10 (0.99%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.50%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.50%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.40%) FMCG
11 4 (0.40%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.20%) Data Conversion
12 2 (0.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.20%) HACMP
12 2 (0.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 262 (26.02%) Linux
2 170 (16.88%) Windows
3 144 (14.30%) Unix
4 57 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 55 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (4.87%) Solaris
7 40 (3.97%) AIX
8 33 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.59%) zOS
12 13 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (1.19%) HPUX
14 7 (0.70%) SUSE
15 5 (0.50%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.40%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.20%) Debian
17 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (31.18%) Performance Tuning
2 127 (12.61%) High Availability
3 126 (12.51%) Business Intelligence
4 125 (12.41%) Migration
5 117 (11.62%) ITIL
6 104 (10.33%) ETL
7 74 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 66 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (5.16%) Database Tuning
10 46 (4.57%) Mentoring
11 45 (4.47%) SOA
12 43 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
12 43 (4.27%) Database Security
12 43 (4.27%) DevOps
13 41 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
14 40 (3.97%) Data Modelling
15 39 (3.87%) Change Management
16 35 (3.48%) Data Management
16 35 (3.48%) ERP
16 35 (3.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 596 (59.19%) SQL
2 154 (15.29%) T-SQL
3 121 (12.02%) Shell Script
4 97 (9.63%) PL/SQL
5 74 (7.35%) PowerShell
6 40 (3.97%) Java
7 22 (2.18%) Perl
8 21 (2.09%) Bash Shell
8 21 (2.09%) Python
9 18 (1.79%) PHP
10 17 (1.69%) Korn
11 15 (1.49%) C#
12 12 (1.19%) C
12 12 (1.19%) JavaScript
13 9 (0.89%) VBScript
14 8 (0.79%) Ruby
14 8 (0.79%) VBA
15 5 (0.50%) Go
15 5 (0.50%) R
15 5 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 133 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 111 (11.02%) SC Cleared
3 78 (7.75%) Oracle Certification
4 51 (5.06%) OCP
5 46 (4.57%) Degree
6 39 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.69%) MCITP
8 15 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (0.99%) MCSE
11 9 (0.89%) MCDBA
12 7 (0.70%) IBM Certification
13 6 (0.60%) MCSA
13 6 (0.60%) MCTS
14 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.30%) CLAS
15 3 (0.30%) RHCE
16 1 (0.099%) CESG Certified Professional
16 1 (0.099%) PMI Certification
16 1 (0.099%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.09%) SLA
2 9 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.70%) QA
5 6 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.099%) COBIT
System Software
1 180 (17.87%) Oracle RAC
2 51 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
3 35 (3.48%) Active Directory
4 22 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.39%) Oracle Clusterware
7 11 (1.09%) Corosync
8 6 (0.60%) Docker
8 6 (0.60%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (0.50%) RACF
10 4 (0.40%) Squid
10 4 (0.40%) vSphere
11 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.20%) NFS
12 2 (0.20%) SRDF
13 1 (0.099%) iptables
13 1 (0.099%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 145 (14.40%) Data Guard
2 121 (12.02%) Oracle RMAN
3 41 (4.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 27 (2.68%) SCOM
5 24 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
6 22 (2.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 21 (2.09%) Puppet
8 11 (1.09%) Pacemaker
9 10 (0.99%) Ambari
10 9 (0.89%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.79%) Nagios
11 8 (0.79%) Oracle Flashback
11 8 (0.79%) Perfmon
12 6 (0.60%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
12 6 (0.60%) SCCM
13 5 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.40%) OpenView
14 4 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 493 (48.96%) Oracle
2 181 (17.97%) Microsoft
3 65 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 43 (4.27%) VMware
5 31 (3.08%) IBM
6 27 (2.68%) HP
7 24 (2.38%) Sybase
7 24 (2.38%) Vertica
8 22 (2.18%) SAP
9 16 (1.59%) ServiceNow
10 14 (1.39%) Informatica
10 14 (1.39%) NetApp
10 14 (1.39%) Teradata
11 13 (1.29%) Percona
11 13 (1.29%) Tableau
12 11 (1.09%) Sun
13 10 (0.99%) Cognos
13 10 (0.99%) SimCorp
13 10 (0.99%) Talend
14 9 (0.89%) hybris
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Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
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South West
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Good rate
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Good market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
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Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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Hydrogen Group
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Croydon, Surrey
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onezeero.
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