The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 36 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 22 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.19% 4.27% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 4.59% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 0
Average daily rate £363 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+73.07% +11.22%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
409 196 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 96.46% 92.89% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 85 81
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
DBA
South West

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -4 17 £363 -
Bath - - - -
DBA
South West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 23 (88.46%) SQL
1 23 (88.46%) Oracle
2 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
3 21 (80.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
4 19 (73.08%) SLA
4 19 (73.08%) Oracle Database
5 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
8 12 (46.15%) Data Guard
8 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (42.31%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (38.46%) Clustering
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (26.92%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
12 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (15.38%) Statistics
13 3 (11.54%) Windows
13 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (7.69%) Oracle Exalytics
14 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
14 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
14 2 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (73.08%) Oracle Database
4 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Statistics
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (3.85%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (26.92%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (73.08%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Oracle