The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 28 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.80% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -19.25%
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
215 299 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 96.85% 97.39% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 155 239
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 18
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.66% +12.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Somerset region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 2 £308 -
DBA
South West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Somerset region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) FTP

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) OLTP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) tSQLt
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle