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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 23 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 13 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.56% 0.34% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 0.35% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Median daily rate £453 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.23% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £325 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £325 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
283 283 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 99.30% 96.59% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 161 164
Median daily rate £380 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Clustering
5 7 (43.75%) High Availability
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (25.00%) Replication
8 4 (25.00%) Banking
8 4 (25.00%) ETL
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (12.50%) Migration
10 2 (12.50%) DTS
10 2 (12.50%) ITIL
10 2 (12.50%) Windows

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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) DTS
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (6.25%) Easytrieve
6 1 (6.25%) IDMS
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ADO
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) High Availability
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Database Security
7 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) JCL
5 1 (6.25%) REXX
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) VMware