The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 41 22 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 7 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.46% 5.37% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 5.46% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 0
Average daily rate £300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -8.57%
DBA
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
462 421 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.65% 98.36% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 231 124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £249 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 26
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +35.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.25 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) HPUX
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) POSIX
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
4 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Database Security
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (11.11%) NoSQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (11.11%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP
4 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) POSIX
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (11.11%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) HPUX
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Database Security
1 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat