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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 230 220 184
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -36
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 528 535 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.05% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.11% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 322 389
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
- -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 6
Median hourly rate £35.72 £26.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.51% -29.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £15.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.25 £41.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +44.23%
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
46674 48291 46317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.89% 94.80% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30793 30976 28892
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1837 1891
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 30 June 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 -12 156 £410 +9.33% 29
South East +9 96 £413 +10.00% 25
North West -14 61 £355 +1.42% 19
Yorkshire -5 54 £363 -3.33% 12
West Midlands +13 47 £325 -7.14% 8
East of England +20 41 £350 - 8
North East -29 32 £291 -27.82% 4
South West +10 29 £335 -4.28% 14
East Midlands -20 10 £367 -0.40% 11
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 610 (61.06%) SQL
2 552 (55.26%) SQL Server
3 436 (43.64%) Oracle
4 359 (35.94%) Oracle Database
5 328 (32.83%) Performance Tuning
6 233 (23.32%) Linux
7 204 (20.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 195 (19.52%) Microsoft
9 193 (19.32%) Windows
10 180 (18.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 172 (17.22%) Clustering
12 169 (16.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 167 (16.72%) Finance
14 166 (16.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 165 (16.52%) T-SQL
16 159 (15.92%) Replication
17 152 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
18 151 (15.12%) Migration
19 150 (15.02%) Unix
20 138 (13.81%) Oracle RAC
21 135 (13.51%) Data Guard
22 134 (13.41%) Oracle RMAN
23 127 (12.71%) Shell Script
24 124 (12.41%) High Availability
25 122 (12.21%) Security Cleared
26 117 (11.71%) SQL Server 2014
27 113 (11.31%) SQL Server 2005
28 112 (11.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 109 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
30 107 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c

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 72 (7.21%) WebLogic
2 35 (3.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 22 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.20%) IIS
5 10 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.80%) Confluence
6 8 (0.80%) Liferay
7 6 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.40%) JBoss
10 2 (0.20%) CMS
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.20%) SAS
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 53 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 70 (7.01%) Oracle EBS
2 65 (6.51%) Oracle Applications
2 65 (6.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (3.30%) Oracle 11i
4 15 (1.50%) Oracle Retail
5 10 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.60%) Sage CRM
7 6 (0.60%) SimCorp Dimension
8 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.20%) SAP SCM
10 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.20%) IaaS
3 2 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.10%) PaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.41%) SAN
2 15 (1.50%) Firewall
3 13 (1.30%) Internet
4 12 (1.20%) Network Security
5 8 (0.80%) LDAP
6 7 (0.70%) VLAN
7 4 (0.40%) DNS
7 4 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.30%) InfiniBand
8 3 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.20%) DHCP
9 2 (0.20%) DMZ
9 2 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.10%) 2G
10 1 (0.10%) DAB
10 1 (0.10%) HTTP
10 1 (0.10%) SMTP
10 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 552 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 359 (35.94%) Oracle Database
3 204 (20.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 180 (18.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 169 (16.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 166 (16.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 152 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 117 (11.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 113 (11.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 112 (11.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 107 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
12 84 (8.41%) MySQL
13 82 (8.21%) Oracle Database 10g
13 82 (8.21%) Relational Database
14 71 (7.11%) RDBMS
15 62 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
16 56 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
17 51 (5.11%) DB2
18 43 (4.30%) SQL Server 2000
19 34 (3.40%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 27 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 17 (1.70%) Oracle APEX
3 16 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (0.90%) Toad
6 8 (0.80%) JIRA
7 6 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.60%) Subversion
7 6 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.60%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.50%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.40%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.40%) Maven
9 4 (0.40%) MSI
10 3 (0.30%) Ant
10 3 (0.30%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.30%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 167 (16.72%) Finance
2 48 (4.80%) Banking
3 36 (3.60%) Retail
4 14 (1.40%) Legal
5 12 (1.20%) Law
5 12 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 9 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.80%) Automotive
8 8 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.80%) Games
8 8 (0.80%) Marketing
9 3 (0.30%) Back Office
9 3 (0.30%) French Language
10 2 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.10%) Electronics
11 1 (0.10%) Local Government
11 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (5.11%) .NET
2 26 (2.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 22 (2.20%) XML
4 21 (2.10%) Middleware
5 18 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.10%) Entity Framework
7 10 (1.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.80%) Oracle ADF
8 8 (0.80%) Oracle Streams
9 7 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (0.70%) Web Services
10 5 (0.50%) PostGIS
10 5 (0.50%) WebCenter
11 4 (0.40%) Castor
11 4 (0.40%) Hibernate
11 4 (0.40%) Spring
12 3 (0.30%) COM
12 3 (0.30%) HTML
12 3 (0.30%) POSIX
12 3 (0.30%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 172 (17.22%) Clustering
2 159 (15.92%) Replication
3 45 (4.50%) Data Centre
4 34 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (2.80%) Mainframe
6 15 (1.50%) Statistics
7 12 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 9 (0.90%) Digital Media
9 9 (0.90%) Hedge funds
10 8 (0.80%) NHS
11 6 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.60%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.50%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (0.30%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.20%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 233 (23.32%) Linux
2 193 (19.32%) Windows
3 150 (15.02%) Unix
4 60 (6.01%) Windows Server
5 52 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (4.30%) AIX
8 42 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (4.10%) Solaris
10 19 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (1.90%) zOS
11 5 (0.50%) Debian
11 5 (0.50%) HPUX
11 5 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.40%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (32.83%) Performance Tuning
2 151 (15.12%) Migration
3 124 (12.41%) High Availability
4 109 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
5 87 (8.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 76 (7.61%) Database Tuning
7 68 (6.81%) ITIL
8 64 (6.41%) ETL
9 51 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (4.80%) Database Security
11 46 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
12 40 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 37 (3.70%) Data Modelling
14 35 (3.50%) Change Management
15 33 (3.30%) Capacity Management
16 32 (3.20%) CRM
17 28 (2.80%) Mentoring
18 25 (2.50%) Change Control
18 25 (2.50%) Database Mirroring
18 25 (2.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 610 (61.06%) SQL
2 165 (16.52%) T-SQL
3 127 (12.71%) Shell Script
4 98 (9.81%) PL/SQL
5 79 (7.91%) PowerShell
6 34 (3.40%) Java
7 30 (3.00%) C#
8 27 (2.70%) Perl
9 18 (1.80%) VBScript
10 17 (1.70%) JavaScript
11 16 (1.60%) Korn
12 15 (1.50%) PHP
13 12 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.20%) C
14 11 (1.10%) Python
15 9 (0.90%) C++
16 8 (0.80%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.70%) VB
18 5 (0.50%) COBOL
18 5 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 122 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 96 (9.61%) SC Cleared
3 49 (4.90%) Oracle Certification
4 44 (4.40%) OCP
5 34 (3.40%) Degree
6 32 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (2.20%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.90%) MCITP
10 8 (0.80%) MCDBA
11 7 (0.70%) MCSE
12 6 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.30%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.30%) MCTS
13 3 (0.30%) RHCE
14 2 (0.20%) MCSA
15 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.10%) MCP
15 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.20%) SLA
2 8 (0.80%) QA
3 6 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 138 (13.81%) Oracle RAC
2 55 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
3 29 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 18 (1.80%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.70%) Oracle Clusterware
7 6 (0.60%) Time Sharing Option
8 5 (0.50%) RACF
9 2 (0.20%) Docker
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.10%) vSphere
10 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 135 (13.51%) Data Guard
2 134 (13.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 45 (4.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 33 (3.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 31 (3.10%) Failover Clustering
6 25 (2.50%) SCOM
7 14 (1.40%) SCCM
8 9 (0.90%) Perfmon
9 8 (0.80%) Puppet
10 7 (0.70%) SCOrch
11 6 (0.60%) DBAmp
11 6 (0.60%) Legato
11 6 (0.60%) Nagios
11 6 (0.60%) Oracle Flashback
12 5 (0.50%) Foglight
12 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 4 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 4 (0.40%) Zenoss
14 3 (0.30%) MAINVIEW
14 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 436 (43.64%) Oracle
2 195 (19.52%) Microsoft
3 53 (5.31%) Red Hat
4 45 (4.50%) VMware
5 29 (2.90%) IBM
6 28 (2.80%) Sybase
7 26 (2.60%) HP
8 19 (1.90%) Informatica
8 19 (1.90%) RedGate
9 18 (1.80%) SAP
10 13 (1.30%) Veritas
11 12 (1.20%) EMC
11 12 (1.20%) Vertica
12 11 (1.10%) NetApp
12 11 (1.10%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.00%) CA
14 9 (0.90%) Cognos
14 9 (0.90%) hybris
14 9 (0.90%) Netezza
15 8 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
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