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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 248 208 209
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 503 580 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.12% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.19% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 356 326
Median daily rate £375 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% -29.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £16.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.25 £41.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
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 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 26 July 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
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 26 July 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 -39 156 £400 +14.28% 35
South East -11 77 £419 +19.64% 10
North West -7 61 £338 -6.89% 30
Yorkshire -26 48 £400 +6.66% 9
West Midlands -1 47 £348 -4.65% 6
North East -5 35 £285 -20.27% 1
South West -17 35 £338 -10.00% 15
East of England +9 30 £320 -8.57% 5
East Midlands -8 12 £360 -10.12% 7
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 613 (59.98%) SQL
2 569 (55.68%) SQL Server
3 469 (45.89%) Oracle
4 383 (37.48%) Oracle Database
5 340 (33.27%) Performance Tuning
6 241 (23.58%) Linux
7 211 (20.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 198 (19.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 194 (18.98%) Windows
10 190 (18.59%) Microsoft
11 180 (17.61%) T-SQL
12 175 (17.12%) Clustering
13 173 (16.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 166 (16.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 165 (16.14%) Replication
16 162 (15.85%) Finance
17 154 (15.07%) Unix
18 151 (14.77%) Oracle RAC
19 147 (14.38%) Migration
19 147 (14.38%) SQL Server 2012
20 143 (13.99%) Data Guard
21 140 (13.70%) Security Cleared
22 139 (13.60%) Oracle RMAN
23 123 (12.04%) Shell Script
24 122 (11.94%) SQL Server 2014
25 120 (11.74%) High Availability
26 115 (11.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 114 (11.15%) SC Cleared
28 107 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
29 102 (9.98%) PL/SQL

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 73 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 36 (3.52%) Oracle Application Server
3 23 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (0.98%) Liferay
5 10 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.78%) IIS
7 7 (0.68%) Confluence
8 6 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle 10gAS
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.20%) CMS
11 2 (0.20%) JBoss
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.20%) SAS
11 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.098%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.098%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 48 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.68%) MS Office
3 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 85 (8.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 77 (7.53%) Oracle EBS
3 76 (7.44%) Oracle Applications
4 33 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
5 15 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
6 10 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
10 5 (0.49%) Sage CRM
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
12 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.20%) SAP SCM
13 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.098%) Dynamics GP
13 1 (0.098%) Oracle Payroll
13 1 (0.098%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.29%) IaaS
4 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) Office 365
4 2 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.098%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.098%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.46%) SAN
2 16 (1.57%) Firewall
3 13 (1.27%) Network Security
4 12 (1.17%) Internet
5 10 (0.98%) VLAN
6 8 (0.78%) LDAP
7 6 (0.59%) DNS
8 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.29%) DHCP
9 3 (0.29%) InfiniBand
10 2 (0.20%) DMZ
10 2 (0.20%) Intranet
10 2 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.098%) 2G
11 1 (0.098%) DAB
11 1 (0.098%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 569 (55.68%) SQL Server
2 383 (37.48%) Oracle Database
3 211 (20.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 198 (19.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 173 (16.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 166 (16.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 147 (14.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 122 (11.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 115 (11.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 101 (9.88%) Oracle Database 12c
11 100 (9.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 90 (8.81%) Relational Database
13 86 (8.41%) Oracle Database 10g
14 82 (8.02%) MySQL
15 77 (7.53%) RDBMS
16 65 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
17 58 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
18 48 (4.70%) DB2
19 40 (3.91%) MongoDB
20 38 (3.72%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 25 (2.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 19 (1.86%) Oracle APEX
3 18 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.66%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.27%) JIRA
6 9 (0.88%) Toad
7 7 (0.68%) Subversion
8 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.49%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.49%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.39%) ClearQuest
10 4 (0.39%) Maven
10 4 (0.39%) MSI
10 4 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.29%) Ant
11 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.29%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.29%) JUnit
General
1 162 (15.85%) Finance
2 55 (5.38%) Banking
3 36 (3.52%) Retail
4 12 (1.17%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.08%) Legal
6 10 (0.98%) Investment Banking
7 9 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.88%) Law
7 9 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.68%) Automotive
9 6 (0.59%) Games
9 6 (0.59%) Marketing
10 5 (0.49%) Advertising
11 3 (0.29%) French Language
12 2 (0.20%) Back Office
13 1 (0.098%) Billing
13 1 (0.098%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.098%) Electronics
13 1 (0.098%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (4.70%) .NET
2 31 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 18 (1.76%) ASP.NET
3 18 (1.76%) Middleware
4 14 (1.37%) XML
5 10 (0.98%) .NET Framework
5 10 (0.98%) Entity Framework
5 10 (0.98%) Oracle ADF
5 10 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (0.98%) Web Services
6 8 (0.78%) Oracle Streams
7 6 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (0.59%) PostGIS
8 5 (0.49%) WebCenter
9 4 (0.39%) Castor
9 4 (0.39%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.39%) Spring
10 3 (0.29%) COM
10 3 (0.29%) CSS
10 3 (0.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 175 (17.12%) Clustering
2 165 (16.14%) Replication
3 48 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 30 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (2.64%) Mainframe
6 16 (1.57%) Statistics
7 15 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.17%) NHS
10 10 (0.98%) Digital Media
11 9 (0.88%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.68%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.49%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.49%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 3 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
15 3 (0.29%) N-Tier
16 2 (0.20%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 241 (23.58%) Linux
2 194 (18.98%) Windows
3 154 (15.07%) Unix
4 62 (6.07%) Windows Server
5 52 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (4.79%) Solaris
7 45 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (4.11%) AIX
9 38 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (1.96%) zOS
12 8 (0.78%) HPUX
13 5 (0.49%) Debian
13 5 (0.49%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.098%) CentOS
16 1 (0.098%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.098%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (33.27%) Performance Tuning
2 147 (14.38%) Migration
3 120 (11.74%) High Availability
4 107 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
5 90 (8.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 76 (7.44%) ITIL
7 71 (6.95%) Database Tuning
8 67 (6.56%) ETL
9 58 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (4.79%) Database Security
11 46 (4.50%) Mentoring
12 43 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
13 38 (3.72%) Data Modelling
14 37 (3.62%) Change Management
15 35 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
15 35 (3.42%) SOA
16 33 (3.23%) Capacity Management
17 32 (3.13%) CRM
17 32 (3.13%) DevOps
18 30 (2.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 613 (59.98%) SQL
2 180 (17.61%) T-SQL
3 123 (12.04%) Shell Script
4 102 (9.98%) PL/SQL
5 84 (8.22%) PowerShell
6 33 (3.23%) Java
7 26 (2.54%) C#
8 25 (2.45%) Perl
9 18 (1.76%) JavaScript
9 18 (1.76%) VBScript
10 17 (1.66%) Korn
11 16 (1.57%) PHP
12 13 (1.27%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.98%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.88%) C
14 9 (0.88%) Python
15 8 (0.78%) C++
16 7 (0.68%) VBA
17 6 (0.59%) VB
18 4 (0.39%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 140 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 114 (11.15%) SC Cleared
3 64 (6.26%) Oracle Certification
4 46 (4.50%) OCP
5 39 (3.82%) Degree
6 34 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (2.15%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.88%) MCDBA
9 9 (0.88%) MCITP
9 9 (0.88%) MCSE
10 7 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.29%) IBM Certification
11 3 (0.29%) MCSA
11 3 (0.29%) MCTS
11 3 (0.29%) RHCE
12 2 (0.20%) MCP
12 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.098%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.17%) SLA
2 7 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (0.68%) QA
3 6 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.098%) COBIT
5 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (14.77%) Oracle RAC
2 55 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
3 32 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 12 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.17%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (0.59%) Time Sharing Option
7 5 (0.49%) Corosync
7 5 (0.49%) RACF
8 2 (0.20%) Docker
8 2 (0.20%) vSphere
9 1 (0.098%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.098%) iptables
9 1 (0.098%) NFS
Systems Management
1 143 (13.99%) Data Guard
2 139 (13.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 49 (4.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 35 (3.42%) Microsoft Clustering
5 28 (2.74%) SCOM
6 25 (2.45%) Failover Clustering
7 19 (1.86%) Puppet
8 11 (1.08%) SCCM
9 8 (0.78%) Ambari
9 8 (0.78%) Perfmon
9 8 (0.78%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.68%) Nagios
11 6 (0.59%) Legato
11 6 (0.59%) Oracle Flashback
12 5 (0.49%) DBAmp
12 5 (0.49%) Foglight
12 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.49%) Pacemaker
13 4 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 4 (0.39%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 469 (45.89%) Oracle
2 190 (18.59%) Microsoft
3 60 (5.87%) Red Hat
4 53 (5.19%) VMware
5 30 (2.94%) Sybase
6 29 (2.84%) HP
7 26 (2.54%) IBM
8 17 (1.66%) Informatica
9 16 (1.57%) EMC
9 16 (1.57%) RedGate
10 15 (1.47%) SAP
10 15 (1.47%) Vertica
11 13 (1.27%) Veritas
12 11 (1.08%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.98%) MuleSoft
13 10 (0.98%) NetApp
13 10 (0.98%) SimCorp
14 9 (0.88%) CA
14 9 (0.88%) hybris
14 9 (0.88%) Sun
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