The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 15 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.53% - 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.02% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.57 £22.13
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +83.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
122 74 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 94.57% 93.67% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 57 127
Average daily rate £413 £425 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -23.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Ipswich region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Ipswich region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (56.25%) Oracle
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Statistics
3 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Replication
5 2 (12.50%) Clustering
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) DTS
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) DTS
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Statistics
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Database Security
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Netezza