The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 52 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 10 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.48% 2.15% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.25% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 9
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £315 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.29 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +77.07%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
634 577 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 93.93% 95.37% 92.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 292 404
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 38 73
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £86.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
East of England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
Watford +2 4 £356 +58.33%
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (46.67%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Sybase
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) DTS
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) CMS
7 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Sybase ASE

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) DTS
4 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (46.67%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Campaign Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) CAD
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Sybase
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Progress
3 1 (6.67%) Mercator