The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 195 137 175
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +38
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 57 138 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 1.41% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.49% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 98 51
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £45.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-13.24% -19.25%
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
7888 9239 8617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.72% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 5565 4753
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 433 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
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 the South East

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

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 27 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire -17 15 £419 -1.47% 6
Berkshire +2 12 £500 +44.92% 3
West Sussex -13 9 £426 +31.15% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £250 -23.07% 3
Surrey -9 7 £375 +7.14% 2
Kent +10 3 £400 -
Oxfordshire -6 2 £463 +143.42% 1
East Sussex +5 1 - - 1
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 84 (55.26%) SQL
1 84 (55.26%) Oracle
2 74 (48.68%) SQL Server
3 64 (42.11%) Oracle Database
4 41 (26.97%) Linux
5 39 (25.66%) Oracle RAC
6 35 (23.03%) Replication
7 31 (20.39%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (19.74%) Windows
9 28 (18.42%) Unix
10 26 (17.11%) Clustering
10 26 (17.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (17.11%) PL/SQL
11 24 (15.79%) T-SQL
11 24 (15.79%) Data Guard
12 23 (15.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (14.47%) Oracle RMAN
14 20 (13.16%) Finance
14 20 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (12.50%) MySQL
15 19 (12.50%) Microsoft
16 18 (11.84%) Shell Script
17 17 (11.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (11.18%) Security Cleared
17 17 (11.18%) Migration
17 17 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (11.18%) SQL Server 2014
18 16 (10.53%) High Availability
18 16 (10.53%) ETL
18 16 (10.53%) Data Warehouse

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.95%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) JBoss
4 1 (0.66%) nginx
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.66%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.66%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) SAN
2 3 (1.97%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) InfiniBand
3 2 (1.32%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.66%) 2G
4 1 (0.66%) DHCP
4 1 (0.66%) DNS
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 64 (42.11%) Oracle Database
3 26 (17.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (15.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (12.50%) MySQL
7 17 (11.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (11.18%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (9.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (9.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (7.89%) Relational Database
11 11 (7.24%) RDBMS
12 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (5.26%) Hadoop
15 7 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Toad
2 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.97%) JIRA
4 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.32%) ProC
4 2 (1.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.66%) Maven
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (13.16%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Banking
3 4 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Advertising
4 2 (1.32%) Automotive
4 2 (1.32%) Back Office
4 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.58%) .NET
2 6 (3.95%) XML
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (2.63%) Castor
4 4 (2.63%) Middleware
5 3 (1.97%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.66%) ADO
7 1 (0.66%) CSS
7 1 (0.66%) Ehcache
7 1 (0.66%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.66%) HTML
7 1 (0.66%) JMS
7 1 (0.66%) JPA
7 1 (0.66%) MDX
7 1 (0.66%) Spring
7 1 (0.66%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.66%) Web Services
7 1 (0.66%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.03%) Replication
2 26 (17.11%) Clustering
3 10 (6.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.95%) Statistics
5 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.32%) FMCG
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Exalogic
8 2 (1.32%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.66%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.97%) Linux
2 30 (19.74%) Windows
3 28 (18.42%) Unix
4 14 (9.21%) AIX
5 11 (7.24%) Windows Server
6 10 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.95%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (3.95%) Solaris
8 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.39%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (11.18%) Migration
3 16 (10.53%) ETL
3 16 (10.53%) High Availability
4 13 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (8.55%) SOA
5 8 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (5.26%) CRM
5 8 (5.26%) Database Security
6 7 (4.61%) DevOps
6 7 (4.61%) ERP
6 7 (4.61%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (3.95%) ITIL
7 6 (3.95%) Scrum
8 5 (3.29%) Investment Management
8 5 (3.29%) ITSM
8 5 (3.29%) Line Management
8 5 (3.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (55.26%) SQL
2 26 (17.11%) PL/SQL
3 24 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 18 (11.84%) Shell Script
5 10 (6.58%) C#
5 10 (6.58%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.95%) PHP
7 5 (3.29%) Korn
8 4 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.97%) C
10 2 (1.32%) Java
10 2 (1.32%) Perl
10 2 (1.32%) VBScript
11 1 (0.66%) C++
11 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.66%) JCL
11 1 (0.66%) Python
11 1 (0.66%) REXX
11 1 (0.66%) Ruby
11 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.55%) OCP
2 13 (8.55%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.95%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.97%) Degree
7 1 (0.66%) CLAS
7 1 (0.66%) MCITP
7 1 (0.66%) MCTS
7 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.66%) COBIT
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 39 (25.66%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.97%) Docker
3 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.66%) Corosync
5 1 (0.66%) Squid
5 1 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (15.79%) Data Guard
2 22 (14.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle Flashback
4 6 (3.95%) Puppet
5 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (3.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (3.29%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.97%) Ambari
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.32%) SCOM
8 1 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.66%) Nagios
8 1 (0.66%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 84 (55.26%) Oracle
2 19 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.92%) IBM
5 6 (3.95%) Cognos
6 5 (3.29%) Informatica
6 5 (3.29%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.29%) Sun
6 5 (3.29%) Teradata
7 4 (2.63%) Cognizant
7 4 (2.63%) Netezza
7 4 (2.63%) Siebel
7 4 (2.63%) VMware
8 2 (1.32%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.32%) Dell
8 2 (1.32%) NetApp
8 2 (1.32%) Sybase
9 1 (0.66%) Google
9 1 (0.66%) HP
9 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
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