The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 8 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% 1.38% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.47% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 1
Median daily rate £388 £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +112.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.07% +2.53%
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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
656 887 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.36% 94.46% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 505 456
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 59 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) High Availability
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Replication
4 3 (37.50%) OLTP
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) OLAP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Database Security
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) OLAP
4 3 (37.50%) OLTP
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) Database Security
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle