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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 195 162 191
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +29
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 51 114 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 1.19% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.26% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 79 32
Median daily rate £400 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £326 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £38.03 £45.88
% change year-on-year
+22.28% -17.11%
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
7257 9046 9406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.63% 94.80% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5231 5158
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 513 517
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.66 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Berkshire +11 19 £388 -8.82% 7
Hampshire -13 12 £400 -3.61% 3
Surrey +12 7 £400 +3.89% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £425 +9.67% 3
Kent +1 4 £431 +25.45% 3
Middlesex 0 2 - -
East Sussex +6 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -6 1 £525 +176.31% 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 69 (55.65%) SQL
2 66 (53.23%) SQL Server
3 64 (51.61%) Oracle
4 42 (33.87%) Oracle Database
5 29 (23.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (22.58%) T-SQL
7 27 (21.77%) Performance Tuning
8 26 (20.97%) Windows
9 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2014
10 24 (19.35%) Linux
10 24 (19.35%) Oracle RAC
11 22 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (16.94%) Replication
12 21 (16.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (13.71%) Finance
14 17 (13.71%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (12.90%) Migration
15 16 (12.90%) PL/SQL
16 15 (12.10%) SOA
17 14 (11.29%) ETL
17 14 (11.29%) Clustering
17 14 (11.29%) Microsoft
17 14 (11.29%) High Availability
18 13 (10.48%) Unix
18 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 12 (9.68%) AIX
19 12 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
19 12 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery

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 11 (8.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) nginx
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.61%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.81%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) SAN
2 2 (1.61%) DNS
2 2 (1.61%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.81%) DHCP
3 1 (0.81%) DMZ
3 1 (0.81%) LDAP
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (53.23%) SQL Server
2 42 (33.87%) Oracle Database
3 29 (23.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 21 (16.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (13.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (8.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (5.65%) MySQL
12 7 (5.65%) Power BI
13 6 (4.84%) Hadoop
14 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (3.23%) DB2
15 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
15 4 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Toad
2 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.42%) JIRA
4 2 (1.61%) ProC
4 2 (1.61%) Subversion
4 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.81%) JUnit
5 1 (0.81%) Maven
5 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Advertising
4 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Military
5 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.26%) .NET
2 7 (5.65%) Middleware
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.42%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (2.42%) Web Services
4 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.61%) XML
5 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.81%) ADO
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) JMS
5 1 (0.81%) JSF
5 1 (0.81%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) Spring
5 1 (0.81%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Replication
2 14 (11.29%) Clustering
3 6 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.42%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.61%) FMCG
6 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.97%) Windows
2 24 (19.35%) Linux
3 13 (10.48%) Unix
4 12 (9.68%) AIX
5 9 (7.26%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.03%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.23%) Solaris
8 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.81%) HPUX
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.77%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (12.90%) Migration
4 15 (12.10%) SOA
5 14 (11.29%) ETL
5 14 (11.29%) High Availability
6 12 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (8.87%) CRM
8 9 (7.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (6.45%) Database Security
10 7 (5.65%) E-business
10 7 (5.65%) ITIL
11 6 (4.84%) Data Migration
12 5 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.03%) ERP
12 5 (4.03%) ITSM
12 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.03%) Service Management
13 4 (3.23%) Data Modelling
13 4 (3.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 69 (55.65%) SQL
2 28 (22.58%) T-SQL
3 16 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 10 (8.06%) C#
5 9 (7.26%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.42%) C
8 3 (2.42%) Korn
9 2 (1.61%) C++
9 2 (1.61%) Java
10 1 (0.81%) Go
10 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
10 1 (0.81%) Python
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
10 1 (0.81%) Scala
10 1 (0.81%) VBA
10 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.23%) Degree
4 4 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (0.81%) CLAS
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) MCTS
5 1 (0.81%) OCP
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (19.35%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Corosync
3 1 (0.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.81%) Squid
3 1 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (8.87%) Data Guard
2 9 (7.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (4.03%) Oracle Flashback
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (3.23%) Puppet
5 3 (2.42%) Ambari
5 3 (2.42%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (1.61%) SCOM
7 1 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.81%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (51.61%) Oracle
2 14 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.65%) Siebel
4 6 (4.84%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.03%) Cognos
5 5 (4.03%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.03%) Teradata
6 4 (3.23%) VMware
7 3 (2.42%) Sun
8 2 (1.61%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.61%) NetApp
8 2 (1.61%) Sybase
8 2 (1.61%) Tableau
9 1 (0.81%) Callidus
9 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.81%) IFS
9 1 (0.81%) Percona
9 1 (0.81%) RedGate
9 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.81%) SAP
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