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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 63 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 11 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.34% 1.42% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.51% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +83.36%
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
776 465 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.40% 94.51% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 226 442
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 61
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
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 15 September 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
St Albans - 1 £300 -
Stevenage - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Migration
5 6 (33.33%) Change Management
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (27.78%) Replication
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (22.22%) Sybase
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (16.67%) Database Security
8 3 (16.67%) DTS
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (11.11%) Sybase ASE

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 3 (16.67%) DTS
4 3 (16.67%) Snowflake Schema
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (11.11%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) QlikView
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) Database Security
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) CAD
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.56%) Campaign Management
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Sybase
3 2 (11.11%) Red Gate
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Mercator
4 1 (5.56%) Telerik