The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 159 111 141
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +30
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 84 149 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 1.71% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.84% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 61 44
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£350 £373 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £45.88 £45.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% +93.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.88 £45.00 £30.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +54.55%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
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 the South East

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DBA
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

DBA Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 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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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
Hampshire -28 25 £375 -2.59% 16
Berkshire -8 20 £350 - 7
Surrey -9 15 £325 -7.80% 10
Oxfordshire -6 5 £450 +34.83% 2
Kent -16 5 £375 -
West Sussex - 5 £290 -
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £313 -17.76%
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 132 (69.11%) SQL
2 118 (61.78%) SQL Server
3 84 (43.98%) Oracle
4 68 (35.60%) Oracle Database
5 53 (27.75%) Performance Tuning
6 49 (25.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (24.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (24.61%) Microsoft
8 46 (24.08%) Windows
8 46 (24.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 40 (20.94%) Oracle RAC
10 38 (19.90%) Replication
11 37 (19.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 36 (18.85%) T-SQL
13 35 (18.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 34 (17.80%) Oracle RMAN
14 34 (17.80%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (16.75%) PL/SQL
16 31 (16.23%) Linux
17 29 (15.18%) Data Guard
18 27 (14.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 26 (13.61%) Finance
20 25 (13.09%) UNIX
21 24 (12.57%) Data Warehouse
21 24 (12.57%) Clustering
22 22 (11.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 22 (11.52%) SQL Server 2005
23 21 (10.99%) ITIL
24 20 (10.47%) Security Cleared
25 18 (9.42%) Migration

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (6.81%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.66%) Apache
4 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.52%) Resin
5 1 (0.52%) SAS
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.52%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) SaaS
1 2 (1.05%) IaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.33%) SAN
2 2 (1.05%) VPN
2 2 (1.05%) LAN
2 2 (1.05%) WAN
2 2 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) NAS
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) LDAP
3 1 (0.52%) FTP
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (61.78%) SQL Server
2 68 (35.60%) Oracle Database
3 49 (25.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (24.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (24.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 37 (19.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 35 (18.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (17.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (12.57%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (11.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (11.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (9.42%) MySQL
12 17 (8.90%) Oracle9i Database
13 15 (7.85%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (7.33%) DB2
15 10 (5.24%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (4.71%) Relational Database
17 8 (4.19%) SQLPlus
17 8 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (3.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (9.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (6.81%) Toad
3 5 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 26 (13.61%) Finance
2 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.09%) Games
3 2 (1.05%) Marketing
3 2 (1.05%) Banking
3 2 (1.05%) Legal
3 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.52%) Publishing
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
4 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.28%) XML
2 8 (4.19%) Middleware
3 7 (3.66%) .NET
4 6 (3.14%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.62%) WSH
6 2 (1.05%) J2EE
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.05%) ISPF
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.52%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.52%) WinForms
7 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.52%) Java EE
7 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.90%) Replication
2 24 (12.57%) Clustering
3 7 (3.66%) Statistics
4 5 (2.62%) HACMP
5 4 (2.09%) Online Games
5 4 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.57%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.52%) FMCG
8 1 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.08%) Windows
2 31 (16.23%) Linux
3 25 (13.09%) UNIX
4 12 (6.28%) Solaris
5 10 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.19%) AIX
7 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.14%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.75%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (10.99%) ITIL
3 18 (9.42%) Migration
4 14 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (6.81%) Database Security
6 10 (5.24%) SOA
6 10 (5.24%) ETL
6 10 (5.24%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (4.19%) Logistics
7 8 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.19%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (4.19%) Capacity Management
8 7 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.66%) CRM
9 6 (3.14%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.14%) Data Migration
9 6 (3.14%) TDD
9 6 (3.14%) Data Management
9 6 (3.14%) Scrum
9 6 (3.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 132 (69.11%) SQL
2 36 (18.85%) T-SQL
3 32 (16.75%) PL/SQL
4 14 (7.33%) Shell Script
5 12 (6.28%) C#
6 10 (5.24%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.66%) Java
7 7 (3.66%) Perl
8 6 (3.14%) VB
8 6 (3.14%) PHP
8 6 (3.14%) C
8 6 (3.14%) Korn
9 5 (2.62%) VBScript
10 2 (1.05%) JCL
10 2 (1.05%) REXX
11 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.52%) XQuery
11 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.71%) Degree
5 8 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.66%) MCTS
6 7 (3.66%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.57%) OCP
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.05%) MCSE
8 2 (1.05%) MCSA
9 1 (0.52%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.66%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.05%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (20.94%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (17.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.05%) SRDF
5 1 (0.52%) OCFS2
5 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (15.18%) Data Guard
2 27 (14.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (6.28%) SCOM
4 6 (3.14%) SCCM
5 5 (2.62%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.09%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.57%) Foglight
7 3 (1.57%) Legato
8 2 (1.05%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.52%) Puppet
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.52%) Munin
9 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.52%) Control-M
9 1 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 84 (43.98%) Oracle
2 47 (24.61%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.76%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.24%) BMC
4 10 (5.24%) IBM
5 8 (4.19%) VMware
6 6 (3.14%) Informatica
6 6 (3.14%) Red Gate
7 4 (2.09%) Cognos
7 4 (2.09%) EMC
7 4 (2.09%) Citrix
8 3 (1.57%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.57%) Veritas
8 3 (1.57%) SAP
9 2 (1.05%) JBoss
9 2 (1.05%) Sybase
9 2 (1.05%) Symantec
9 2 (1.05%) HP
10 1 (0.52%) Nimsoft
10 1 (0.52%) hybris
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