The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 27 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.73% 0.37% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 0.39% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Median daily rate £460 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £325 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £361 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +44.23%
DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
318 258 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.76% 94.51% 96.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 139 141
Median daily rate £425 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.86 £38.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Kent region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Kent

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Tonbridge - 3 £460 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Kent region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (50.00%) High Availability
5 7 (50.00%) Clustering
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (28.57%) C#
8 4 (28.57%) Replication
8 4 (28.57%) Banking
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
9 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 3 (21.43%) ETL
10 2 (14.29%) Migration
10 2 (14.29%) ITIL
10 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (7.14%) Degree
11 1 (7.14%) COBIT

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) DTS
6 1 (7.14%) Easytrieve
6 1 (7.14%) IDMS
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) High Availability
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) ETL
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Database Security
7 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PowerShell
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) JCL
4 1 (7.14%) REXX
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) IBM