The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 17 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 Milton Keynes 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 67 48 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.57% 0.56% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.60% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £388 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
830 499 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.75% 93.62% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 274 337
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 62
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.56 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
DBA
Buckinghamshire

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) DB2
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) BMC
4 4 (36.36%) REXX
4 4 (36.36%) MAINVIEW
4 4 (36.36%) JCL
4 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
4 4 (36.36%) ISPF
4 4 (36.36%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) DTS
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) ISPF
2 1 (9.09%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
1 4 (36.36%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) REXX
2 4 (36.36%) JCL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) BMC
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Teradata
2 1 (9.09%) ION Trading
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos