The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 45 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.49% 2.67% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.85% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
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£450 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +2.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +73.07%
DBA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
451 351 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.76% 93.60% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 186 177
Average daily rate £405 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 22
Average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £11.35 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +7 6 £500 +42.85% 1
Cheltenham -4 6 £400 +6.66%
DBA
South West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 26 (83.87%) Oracle
2 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 25 (80.65%) Oracle Database
3 23 (74.19%) DV Cleared
3 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
4 21 (67.74%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (67.74%) PL/SQL
5 9 (29.03%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (22.58%) UNIX
6 7 (22.58%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.90%) Release Management
9 4 (12.90%) Database Tuning
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (9.68%) Windows
10 3 (9.68%) Linux
11 2 (6.45%) Finance
11 2 (6.45%) IIS
11 2 (6.45%) MS Office
11 2 (6.45%) COM
11 2 (6.45%) ITIL
11 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
11 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
11 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
11 2 (6.45%) Microsoft

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (80.65%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.90%) Release Management
2 4 (12.90%) Database Tuning
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Database Security
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) PL/SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) DV Cleared
1 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) VMware