The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 53 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.51% 0.52% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.56% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +11.46%

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
562 534 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.25% 93.36% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 277 344
Median daily rate £450 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £614 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 37
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.38% -32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £6.97 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
2 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (43.75%) SOA
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (31.25%) Replication
6 5 (31.25%) Clustering
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Database Security
6 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (25.00%) Line Management
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (18.75%) E-business
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (43.75%) SOA
3 5 (31.25%) Database Security
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) Line Management
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (18.75%) E-business
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) High Availability
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau
2 1 (6.25%) Teradata
2 1 (6.25%) VMware