The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 22 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.11% 1.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £294 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
DBA
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 198 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 94.37% 96.59% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 124 90
Average daily rate £400 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.56 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £64.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Korn
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (33.33%) Foglight
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) Legato
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (16.67%) DTS
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Korn
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Foglight
1 2 (33.33%) Legato
2 1 (16.67%) Simpana
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) CommVault
2 1 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft