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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 63 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 15 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 0.62% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.65% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £313 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £274 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.57%
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
943 918 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.45% 94.44% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 487 480
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £14.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 15 (65.22%) Oracle
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 11 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (43.48%) Unix
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (34.78%) Migration
7 7 (30.43%) Replication
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
8 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) PostGIS
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
10 4 (17.39%) Data Guard
10 4 (17.39%) Puppet
10 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
10 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (13.04%) OCP
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (13.04%) Informatica
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle 11i

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database
2 11 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.35%) MySQL
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 5 (21.74%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Replication
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.04%) Clustering
5 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
5 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
1 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (30.43%) Open Source
3 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Database Security
4 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Service Design
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) OCP
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Data Guard
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Informatica
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Dell
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk