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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 48 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.04% 0.63% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.65% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £389 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +8.66%
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
533 615 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.53% 96.85% 95.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 322 336
Average daily rate £375 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 46 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 3 £390 - 3
Stevenage - 1 £375 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) Oracle
3 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database
4 13 (59.09%) PL/SQL
5 12 (54.55%) ETL
5 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
5 12 (54.55%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (31.82%) ETL Development
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
9 4 (18.18%) ION Trading
9 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (18.18%) Clustering
9 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
10 3 (13.64%) J2EE
10 3 (13.64%) Java
10 3 (13.64%) Migration
10 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
10 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (13.64%) Red Gate
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
1 12 (54.55%) ETL
2 7 (31.82%) ETL Development
3 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Java
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) ION Trading
3 3 (13.64%) Red Gate
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft