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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank - 28 31
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.55% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.58% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £46.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% +32.14%
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
396 172 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.62% 95.03% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 96 127
Average daily rate £463 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.53% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 9 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.09 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.34 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £27.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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