The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 49 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.28% - 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£415 - £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +54.55%
DBA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
330 204 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.48% 94.44% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 135 106
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.61% +9.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - - - -
DBA
South West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 29 (96.67%) SQL
1 29 (96.67%) Oracle
1 29 (96.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (83.33%) SLA
4 24 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (76.67%) Oracle Database
6 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
7 17 (56.67%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (56.67%) Data Guard
8 16 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (53.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (40.00%) Clustering
10 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
12 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (26.67%) Statistics
12 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
15 4 (13.33%) Windows
15 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
17 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
17 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
18 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (3.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 27 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (76.67%) Oracle Database
4 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) WebCenter
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Clustering
2 8 (26.67%) Statistics
3 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (90.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (83.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat