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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 157 176 143
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -33
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 116 91 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 0.92% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.97% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 45 71
Median daily rate £400 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.57%
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
9170 9361 8882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.33% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5549 5142 4874
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 487
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.85 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +5 37 £380 +8.57% 8
Berkshire +16 22 £425 +6.25% 5
Surrey -8 21 £425 +6.25% 1
Oxfordshire +21 12 £363 -3.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 10 £345 +31.42% 1
West Sussex -17 9 £413 +22.22% 1
East Sussex -3 3 £300 -
Kent -32 3 £434 +24.00%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 103 (52.55%) SQL Server
2 102 (52.04%) SQL
3 88 (44.90%) Oracle
4 74 (37.76%) Oracle Database
5 61 (31.12%) Unix
6 48 (24.49%) Linux
6 48 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
7 42 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 40 (20.41%) Security Cleared
9 39 (19.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (19.39%) Migration
10 38 (19.39%) Windows
11 37 (18.88%) Clustering
11 37 (18.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 35 (17.86%) Finance
13 33 (16.84%) Disaster Recovery
14 32 (16.33%) Replication
15 30 (15.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 30 (15.31%) Data Guard
15 30 (15.31%) Microsoft
15 30 (15.31%) Oracle Database 12c
16 29 (14.80%) T-SQL
16 29 (14.80%) SQL Server 2005
17 27 (13.78%) Oracle RMAN
18 26 (13.27%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (13.27%) SC Cleared
19 25 (12.76%) AIX
20 24 (12.24%) MySQL
20 24 (12.24%) PL/SQL
20 24 (12.24%) IBM

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 14 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.04%) FileNet
2 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.53%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.59%) SAN
2 7 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (3.06%) Firewall
4 4 (2.04%) Internet
5 2 (1.02%) DHCP
5 2 (1.02%) DNS
5 2 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.51%) HTTP
6 1 (0.51%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (52.55%) SQL Server
2 74 (37.76%) Oracle Database
3 42 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (19.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (18.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (15.31%) Oracle Database 12c
6 30 (15.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (14.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (13.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (12.24%) MySQL
10 23 (11.73%) RDBMS
10 23 (11.73%) Relational Database
11 20 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (9.18%) DB2
13 16 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (7.65%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (6.12%) NoSQL
16 10 (5.10%) DataStage
16 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (5.10%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (5.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.55%) ClearCase
2 5 (2.55%) ClearQuest
3 4 (2.04%) MSI
3 4 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 35 (17.86%) Finance
2 9 (4.59%) Marketing
3 8 (4.08%) Banking
4 3 (1.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Back Office
5 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.14%) .NET
2 12 (6.12%) XML
3 10 (5.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (3.06%) PostGIS
5 5 (2.55%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (1.53%) Castor
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.51%) CSS
7 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.88%) Clustering
2 32 (16.33%) Replication
3 13 (6.63%) Statistics
4 11 (5.61%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.55%) HACMP
7 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.02%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.51%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 61 (31.12%) Unix
2 48 (24.49%) Linux
3 38 (19.39%) Windows
4 25 (12.76%) AIX
5 15 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.65%) Windows Server
6 11 (5.61%) Solaris
6 11 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.04%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.53%) zOS
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
2 38 (19.39%) Migration
3 33 (16.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (10.71%) High Availability
5 19 (9.69%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (8.16%) ETL
7 13 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (6.12%) Database Security
9 10 (5.10%) Data Migration
9 10 (5.10%) ITIL
10 9 (4.59%) Change Management
10 9 (4.59%) Database Tuning
10 9 (4.59%) Software Testing
11 8 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (4.08%) Project Management
11 8 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (3.57%) OO
12 7 (3.57%) Open Source
13 6 (3.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 102 (52.04%) SQL
2 29 (14.80%) T-SQL
3 24 (12.24%) PL/SQL
4 20 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 16 (8.16%) VBScript
6 15 (7.65%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.61%) C#
8 9 (4.59%) Korn
9 8 (4.08%) Perl
10 7 (3.57%) C++
10 7 (3.57%) Java
10 7 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.55%) PHP
11 5 (2.55%) Ruby
12 2 (1.02%) VB
13 1 (0.51%) C
13 1 (0.51%) COBOL
13 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.67%) DV Cleared
4 14 (7.14%) OCP
4 14 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.53%) Degree
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.51%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.51%) MCITP
8 1 (0.51%) MCP
8 1 (0.51%) MCTS
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (12.24%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (15.31%) Data Guard
2 27 (13.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (5.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (2.55%) Foglight
4 5 (2.55%) Legato
4 5 (2.55%) Puppet
5 4 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.53%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.02%) Nagios
8 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.51%) Simpana
Vendors
1 88 (44.90%) Oracle
2 30 (15.31%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.24%) IBM
4 17 (8.67%) Red Hat
5 16 (8.16%) Informatica
6 14 (7.14%) VMware
7 12 (6.12%) Cognizant
8 10 (5.10%) Netezza
9 8 (4.08%) Sybase
10 7 (3.57%) RedGate
10 7 (3.57%) Veritas
11 5 (2.55%) HP
11 5 (2.55%) Lumension
12 4 (2.04%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.04%) Pega
12 4 (2.04%) Vignette
13 3 (1.53%) Cognos
13 3 (1.53%) Dell
13 3 (1.53%) Sun
13 3 (1.53%) TIBCO
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