The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.35% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +8.66%
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 Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
145 163 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 97.97% 90.56% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 111 110
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 17
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

DBA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware