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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 55 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.31% 0.98% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.04% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Median daily rate £340 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
664 770 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.65% 94.36% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 397 421
Median daily rate £388 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 74 57
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +5 4 £330 -12.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £425 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £275 -
DBA
East of England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (50.00%) Replication
4 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (38.89%) SAN
5 7 (38.89%) Clustering
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
8 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
8 4 (22.22%) Database Security
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (22.22%) Line Management
8 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) DevOps
10 2 (11.11%) High Availability
10 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012

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 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Replication
2 7 (38.89%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Database Security
4 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 4 (22.22%) Line Management
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Data Management
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) VMware