The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Database Administrator
Rank 42 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DBA 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.33% 1.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
279 275 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.00% 95.49% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 157 129
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £13.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +29.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.01 £35.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Senior DBA
South East

Senior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) OCP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) HACMP
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (25.00%) SRDF

Senior DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) OCP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) SRDF
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat