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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 150 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 92 126 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 1.44% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.56% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 67 48
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£363 £368 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £278 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £43.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+232.75% +78.32%
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
8583 8102 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.73% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4763 4277 4206
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 £208 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 501 624
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.43 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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
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 21 August 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 -8 35 £388 +0.64% 12
Berkshire +1 18 £350 -2.43% 4
Surrey -3 9 £331 +18.30% 2
West Sussex - 7 £290 -
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £313 -17.76% 1
Kent -24 5 £400 +6.66% 3
Oxfordshire -15 3 £400 +24.61% 4
East Sussex -12 2 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 136 (69.39%) SQL
2 117 (59.69%) SQL Server
3 87 (44.39%) Oracle
4 70 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 56 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 48 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (24.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 46 (23.47%) Microsoft
8 45 (22.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 43 (21.94%) Replication
10 42 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
11 36 (18.37%) Linux
12 35 (17.86%) PL/SQL
12 35 (17.86%) T-SQL
13 34 (17.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 33 (16.84%) Oracle Database 10g
14 33 (16.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (16.33%) Windows
15 32 (16.33%) Oracle RMAN
16 31 (15.82%) UNIX
17 29 (14.80%) Finance
17 29 (14.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 27 (13.78%) Data Guard
19 25 (12.76%) Clustering
19 25 (12.76%) SQL Server 2005
20 24 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
21 23 (11.73%) Security Cleared
22 20 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 19 (9.69%) ITIL
23 19 (9.69%) Business Intelligence

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (8.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.08%) Apache
3 7 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.51%) Resin
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) SaaS
1 2 (1.02%) IaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (1.02%) VPN
2 2 (1.02%) DNS
2 2 (1.02%) LAN
2 2 (1.02%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) FTP
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) NAS
3 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (59.69%) SQL Server
2 70 (35.71%) Oracle Database
3 48 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (24.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 45 (22.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (16.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (16.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 29 (14.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (12.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (8.67%) DB2
10 17 (8.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 16 (8.16%) Oracle9i Database
12 14 (7.14%) MySQL
13 11 (5.61%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (5.61%) Oracle Database 12c
14 10 (5.10%) Relational Database
14 10 (5.10%) SQLPlus
15 8 (4.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (8.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 14 (7.14%) Toad
3 6 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.51%) Subversion
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 29 (14.80%) Finance
2 4 (2.04%) Games
2 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.02%) Marketing
3 2 (1.02%) Banking
3 2 (1.02%) Legal
3 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.51%) Publishing
4 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.63%) XML
2 10 (5.10%) Middleware
3 7 (3.57%) .NET
4 6 (3.06%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.55%) WSH
6 4 (2.04%) ISPF
6 4 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.02%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.02%) J2EE
8 1 (0.51%) JDBC
8 1 (0.51%) Web Services
8 1 (0.51%) WinForms
8 1 (0.51%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.94%) Replication
2 25 (12.76%) Clustering
3 7 (3.57%) Statistics
4 4 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.04%) Online Games
4 4 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.53%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.02%) HACMP
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.51%) FMCG
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.37%) Linux
2 32 (16.33%) Windows
3 31 (15.82%) UNIX
4 13 (6.63%) Solaris
5 12 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.57%) AIX
7 6 (3.06%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (9.69%) ITIL
2 19 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (8.16%) Migration
4 13 (6.63%) Database Security
5 12 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (6.12%) ETL
6 11 (5.61%) SOA
7 9 (4.59%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (3.57%) Capacity Management
8 7 (3.57%) CRM
8 7 (3.57%) Data Management
8 7 (3.57%) Logistics
9 6 (3.06%) Scrum
9 6 (3.06%) TDD
9 6 (3.06%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.06%) E-business
9 6 (3.06%) Web Application Development
9 6 (3.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 136 (69.39%) SQL
2 35 (17.86%) T-SQL
2 35 (17.86%) PL/SQL
3 19 (9.69%) Shell Script
4 11 (5.61%) C#
5 9 (4.59%) Perl
6 8 (4.08%) C
6 8 (4.08%) Korn
7 7 (3.57%) Java
8 6 (3.06%) PHP
8 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.06%) VB
9 5 (2.55%) VBScript
10 4 (2.04%) JCL
10 4 (2.04%) REXX
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) Python
11 1 (0.51%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (11.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.59%) Degree
4 8 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.04%) OCP
6 4 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.04%) MCTS
7 2 (1.02%) MCSE
7 2 (1.02%) MCSA
8 1 (0.51%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
2 32 (16.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.02%) SRDF
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
4 1 (0.51%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 34 (17.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 27 (13.78%) Data Guard
3 6 (3.06%) SCCM
3 6 (3.06%) SCOM
4 5 (2.55%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.04%) MAINVIEW
6 3 (1.53%) Foglight
6 3 (1.53%) Legato
6 3 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.53%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.51%) Control-M
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
7 1 (0.51%) Munin
7 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.51%) Puppet
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 87 (44.39%) Oracle
2 46 (23.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.59%) IBM
5 8 (4.08%) VMware
6 7 (3.57%) BMC
7 6 (3.06%) Informatica
8 5 (2.55%) Cognos
8 5 (2.55%) Red Gate
9 4 (2.04%) EMC
9 4 (2.04%) Citrix
10 3 (1.53%) Veritas
10 3 (1.53%) SAP
10 3 (1.53%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.02%) Teradata
11 2 (1.02%) Primavera
11 2 (1.02%) Symantec
11 2 (1.02%) JBoss
11 2 (1.02%) Sybase
11 2 (1.02%) Sun
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