The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 45 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.96% 2.79% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 2.87% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £321 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £293 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £368 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +78.32%
DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
499 487 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.78% 97.01% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 294 254
Average daily rate £350 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 57
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - 1 £450 -
Oxford - - - -
Witney - - - -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) FTP
5 1 (11.11%) OLTP
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (11.11%) OLTP
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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