The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Oxford 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 29 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.42% 3.27% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 3.37% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +64.83%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
197 208 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.36% 97.20% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 119 157
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 38
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.40 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
Oxfordshire

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 24 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft