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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 161 144 121
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 95 106 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 1.15% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.25% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 66
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£350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £52.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +218.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +68.26%
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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
9053 8466 7638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.41% 91.91% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5020 4694 3835
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 450 591
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -15 30 £356 -10.93% 12
Surrey +18 28 £381 +3.04% 6
Berkshire -18 13 £400 +33.33% 7
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £263 -32.25% 1
Kent -1 10 £350 -33.01% 2
West Sussex -17 5 £338 -7.53% 2
East Sussex -12 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire -20 1 £375 -21.05% 3
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DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 108 (72.00%) SQL
2 83 (55.33%) SQL Server
3 73 (48.67%) Oracle
4 64 (42.67%) Performance Tuning
5 57 (38.00%) Oracle Database
6 43 (28.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (22.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (22.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (22.00%) T-SQL
10 30 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
11 28 (18.67%) UNIX
11 28 (18.67%) Oracle RMAN
12 27 (18.00%) PL/SQL
13 24 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
14 23 (15.33%) SC Cleared
14 23 (15.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (15.33%) WebLogic
15 22 (14.67%) Oracle EBS
15 22 (14.67%) Oracle Applications
15 22 (14.67%) Shell Script
15 22 (14.67%) Performance Monitoring
16 21 (14.00%) Windows
17 20 (13.33%) Middleware
17 20 (13.33%) Replication
18 18 (12.00%) Migration
18 18 (12.00%) Microsoft
18 18 (12.00%) Linux
18 18 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 23 (15.33%) WebLogic
2 11 (7.33%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (2.00%) IIS
3 3 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.33%) JBoss
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.67%) SAS
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.67%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Office
2 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (14.67%) Oracle EBS
1 22 (14.67%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (9.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.67%) Endur
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) SAN
2 2 (1.33%) NAS
3 1 (0.67%) FTP
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) RTP
3 1 (0.67%) Firewall
3 1 (0.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (55.33%) SQL Server
2 57 (38.00%) Oracle Database
3 43 (28.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (22.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (15.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 15 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 15 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (7.33%) Oracle Discoverer
9 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (5.33%) DB2
12 7 (4.67%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (4.67%) SQLPlus
12 7 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (2.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.00%) Toad
3 2 (1.33%) ProC
General
1 11 (7.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.33%) Banking
3 4 (2.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Games
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.33%) Middleware
2 18 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (5.33%) .NET
4 4 (2.67%) XML
5 3 (2.00%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.67%) D3.js
6 1 (0.67%) Raphaël
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.67%) CSS
6 1 (0.67%) JSP
6 1 (0.67%) Struts
6 1 (0.67%) Web Services
6 1 (0.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.33%) Replication
2 16 (10.67%) Clustering
3 10 (6.67%) Statistics
4 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) Life Science
7 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.67%) UNIX
2 21 (14.00%) Windows
3 18 (12.00%) Linux
4 15 (10.00%) HPUX
5 11 (7.33%) AIX
6 7 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.00%) Solaris
8 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.67%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (22.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (14.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 18 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (12.00%) Migration
5 17 (11.33%) ETL
6 14 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.67%) Load Balancing
8 12 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.33%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.67%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.00%) SOA
12 8 (5.33%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.33%) Database Mirroring
13 7 (4.67%) CRM
14 5 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (3.33%) Analytics
15 4 (2.67%) Database Tuning
15 4 (2.67%) High Availability
15 4 (2.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 108 (72.00%) SQL
2 33 (22.00%) T-SQL
3 27 (18.00%) PL/SQL
4 22 (14.67%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.33%) C#
6 7 (4.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.00%) Java
8 4 (2.67%) Perl
8 4 (2.67%) Korn
9 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.00%) REXX
10 2 (1.33%) VBScript
10 2 (1.33%) C
10 2 (1.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.33%) C++
11 1 (0.67%) PHP
11 1 (0.67%) VB
11 1 (0.67%) Python
11 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (15.33%) SC Cleared
1 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) MCTS
3 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.67%) Degree
5 3 (2.00%) MCITP
6 2 (1.33%) MCP
6 2 (1.33%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.67%) ISEB
7 1 (0.67%) OCP
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (1.33%) RACF
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 28 (18.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (11.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (10.00%) Data Guard
4 7 (4.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.33%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.33%) SCOM
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (48.67%) Oracle
2 18 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.33%) Sun
4 5 (3.33%) HP
4 5 (3.33%) VMware
5 4 (2.67%) Siebel
6 3 (2.00%) CA
7 2 (1.33%) Symantec
7 2 (1.33%) Cognos
7 2 (1.33%) BMC
7 2 (1.33%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.67%) Teradata
8 1 (0.67%) Google
8 1 (0.67%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.67%) SAP
8 1 (0.67%) Remedy
8 1 (0.67%) MKS
8 1 (0.67%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.67%) Informatica
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