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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 43 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.81% 0.66% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.69% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £46.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% +32.14%
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
466 288 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.95% 95.36% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 143 136
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 46 40
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.26% -41.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.25 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
Cheltenham -15 2 £259 -20.38% 1
Cirencester - - - -
DBA
South West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Database Tuning
6 3 (27.27%) Release Management
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (9.09%) QA
8 1 (9.09%) Banking
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (9.09%) Change Management
8 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Database Tuning
1 3 (27.27%) Release Management
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Micro Focus