The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 34 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 3 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% 3.75% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 4.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £523 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 324 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.09% 93.37% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 145 149
Average daily rate £360 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 26
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.79 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £90.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior DBA
South East

Senior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Senior DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Senior DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Senior DBA Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Senior DBA
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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Vacancies
Maidstone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Senior DBA
South East

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Senior 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 Senior DBA in their job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
1 8 (80.00%) Replication
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) DB2
4 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (10.00%) HACMP
7 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (10.00%) IBM
7 1 (10.00%) EMC

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Senior 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 Senior DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (60.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) HACMP
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) OCP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (10.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) EMC