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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 184 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 75 145 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 1.70% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.85% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 76 74
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£400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £46.75 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.83% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £24.40 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £36.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +43.93%
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
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Surrey -7 24 £375 +20.00% 8
Hampshire -40 24 £430 +15.99% 12
Berkshire -15 9 £298 -6.66% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 7 £325 -13.33%
Kent -13 5 £394 -23.17% 1
East Sussex -11 3 £350 +3.70%
West Sussex -9 1 £338 +68.75% 3
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 121 (77.07%) SQL
2 91 (57.96%) SQL Server
3 70 (44.59%) Oracle
4 57 (36.31%) Oracle Database
5 48 (30.57%) Performance Tuning
6 45 (28.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (23.57%) Oracle RAC
8 34 (21.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (21.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (20.38%) PL/SQL
11 31 (19.75%) Windows
11 31 (19.75%) Oracle RMAN
12 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
12 30 (19.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (18.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (17.83%) T-SQL
14 28 (17.83%) Replication
15 25 (15.92%) Security Cleared
15 25 (15.92%) Data Guard
16 23 (14.65%) Oracle Database 10g
17 21 (13.38%) WebLogic
17 21 (13.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (12.10%) SC Cleared
18 19 (12.10%) Linux
18 19 (12.10%) Oracle EBS
18 19 (12.10%) Disaster Recovery
19 18 (11.46%) Migration
19 18 (11.46%) UNIX
19 18 (11.46%) Capacity Planning
20 17 (10.83%) SCOM

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (13.38%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.82%) Oracle 10gAS
3 4 (2.55%) IIS
4 3 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.27%) Apache
5 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.64%) JBoss
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (12.10%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (8.28%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (5.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.91%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.64%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) SAN
2 2 (1.27%) NAS
3 1 (0.64%) FTP
3 1 (0.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (57.96%) SQL Server
2 57 (36.31%) Oracle Database
3 45 (28.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (21.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (21.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (19.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (18.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (14.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (13.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (10.19%) Relational Database
11 14 (8.92%) SQLPlus
12 13 (8.28%) MySQL
12 13 (8.28%) RDBMS
13 12 (7.64%) OLTP
14 11 (7.01%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (5.73%) Oracle Discoverer
15 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2000
17 6 (3.82%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Toad
1 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (10.19%) Finance
2 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.64%) Banking
4 1 (0.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.37%) Middleware
2 7 (4.46%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (4.46%) XML
3 5 (3.18%) WSH
4 4 (2.55%) .NET
5 2 (1.27%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.64%) WinForms
6 1 (0.64%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.83%) Replication
2 15 (9.55%) Statistics
3 13 (8.28%) Clustering
4 7 (4.46%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.82%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.18%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.91%) HACMP
7 3 (1.91%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.91%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.27%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.64%) NHS
9 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.75%) Windows
2 19 (12.10%) Linux
3 18 (11.46%) UNIX
4 7 (4.46%) AIX
4 7 (4.46%) HPUX
5 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.91%) Solaris
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.57%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (12.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (11.46%) Migration
3 18 (11.46%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (7.64%) ITIL
5 10 (6.37%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (5.73%) SOA
6 9 (5.73%) Logistics
7 7 (4.46%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.46%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.46%) Database Security
7 7 (4.46%) Data Migration
8 6 (3.82%) Change Management
8 6 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.82%) ERP
8 6 (3.82%) TDD
8 6 (3.82%) Scrum
8 6 (3.82%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.18%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (77.07%) SQL
2 32 (20.38%) PL/SQL
3 28 (17.83%) T-SQL
4 17 (10.83%) Shell Script
5 14 (8.92%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.73%) Korn
6 9 (5.73%) Perl
7 5 (3.18%) C#
7 5 (3.18%) VBScript
8 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.27%) Java
9 1 (0.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 25 (15.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.01%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.37%) MCTS
6 3 (1.91%) Degree
7 2 (1.27%) MCITP
8 1 (0.64%) OCP
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (23.57%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (19.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.64%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 25 (15.92%) Data Guard
2 17 (10.83%) SCOM
3 15 (9.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (3.82%) SCCM
5 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.91%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 70 (44.59%) Oracle
2 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.55%) BMC
4 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.82%) Red Gate
6 5 (3.18%) IBM
6 5 (3.18%) Sun
7 4 (2.55%) SAP
7 4 (2.55%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.91%) Intel
9 2 (1.27%) Symantec
9 2 (1.27%) Sybase
9 2 (1.27%) HP
10 1 (0.64%) Dell
10 1 (0.64%) Cognos
10 1 (0.64%) VMware
10 1 (0.64%) Endeca
10 1 (0.64%) Informatica
10 1 (0.64%) Veritas
10 1 (0.64%) Nimsoft
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Rate: £275 - £300 per annum
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