The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 56 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.78% 0.53% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.58% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +122.22%
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
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
597 692 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.85% 92.14% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 348 303
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 £500 - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 3
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (61.54%) SQL
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Teradata
3 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Replication
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Red Gate
6 1 (7.69%) Database Security
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) DTS
5 1 (7.69%) DB2
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Database Security
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Teradata
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos
4 1 (7.69%) Red Gate
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago