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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 63 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.54% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.58% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +51.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
DBA
Berkshire

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
739 868 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.66% 93.23% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 494 371
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.73 £40.39 £19.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Oracle
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Replication
4 6 (40.00%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) PostGIS
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) Data Guard
6 4 (26.67%) Puppet
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
7 3 (20.00%) OCP
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Informatica
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Forms

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 5 (33.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Replication
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) AIX
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Database Security
2 3 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Service Design
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) OCP
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Data Guard
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (13.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) Informatica
3 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Splunk