The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 73 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.62% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.70% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
Average daily rate
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£200 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +88.88%
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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
871 859 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.56% 88.56% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 441 272
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 53
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) REXX
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) RACF
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat