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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 54 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 8 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.20% 1.28% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.35% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
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£290 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.90 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +10.35%
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
634 593 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.20% 94.73% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 308 395
Average daily rate £390 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 41
Average hourly rate £29.75 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.64% -7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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
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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 0 1 £413 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (63.16%) Replication
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (36.84%) Change Management
7 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
8 5 (26.32%) Snowflake Schema
9 4 (21.05%) Clustering
9 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
9 4 (21.05%) Teradata
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (21.05%) Analytics
9 4 (21.05%) Database Security
9 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (15.79%) Red Gate
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
11 2 (10.53%) Linux
11 2 (10.53%) MCDBA

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
5 5 (26.32%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (5.26%) QlikView
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (5.26%) DTS
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) Kendo UI
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Replication
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Equities
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Database Security
4 2 (10.53%) Coaching
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Security Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCDBA
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (10.53%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Teradata
4 3 (15.79%) Red Gate
5 1 (5.26%) Tableau
5 1 (5.26%) Telerik