The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 27 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.17% - 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate £363 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
DBA
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
255 360 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.59% 96.26% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 272 128
Average daily rate £375 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £230 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £30.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.49 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
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 Oxford

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (92.31%) Oracle
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (84.62%) Data Guard
3 10 (76.92%) Unix
4 9 (69.23%) OCP
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) Linux
5 8 (61.54%) MySQL
5 8 (61.54%) Replication
5 8 (61.54%) Clustering
6 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
6 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Castor
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 1 (7.69%) Retail
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.69%) XML
9 1 (7.69%) CRM
9 1 (7.69%) ETL
9 1 (7.69%) HTTP
9 1 (7.69%) SLA
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
2 8 (61.54%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Castor
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
1 8 (61.54%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) CRM
1 1 (7.69%) ETL
1 1 (7.69%) High Availability
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) OCP
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) Data Guard
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft