The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 58 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.53% 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £323 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £379 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.35% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +8.57%

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
553 491 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.53% 94.79% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 379 377
Median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 44
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £51.30 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 3 £425 +31.78% 1
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Rust
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Go
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Rust
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle