The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 149 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 91 118 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 1.39% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.51% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 65 55
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £245 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.29 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +77.07%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8418 7840 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.72% 92.67% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 4093 4133
Average daily rate £350 £358 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 522 635
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
England

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 1 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 1 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 +1 33 £418 +21.01% 5
Berkshire -6 14 £350 -5.40% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £313 -10.71% 3
West Sussex - 8 £290 - 1
Surrey -5 7 £425 +46.55% 4
Oxfordshire -10 6 £375 +16.82% 2
Kent -24 5 £400 +6.66% 4
East Sussex -1 4 £300 -27.27% 2
Middlesex -5 1 £350 -22.22%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 140 (67.63%) SQL
2 119 (57.49%) SQL Server
3 91 (43.96%) Oracle
4 72 (34.78%) Oracle Database
5 54 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
6 47 (22.71%) Replication
6 47 (22.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (22.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 45 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
7 45 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 41 (19.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 40 (19.32%) UNIX
10 38 (18.36%) Linux
11 37 (17.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 36 (17.39%) T-SQL
13 34 (16.43%) PL/SQL
14 33 (15.94%) Finance
15 32 (15.46%) Windows
15 32 (15.46%) Oracle Database 10g
16 31 (14.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 30 (14.49%) Oracle RMAN
17 30 (14.49%) Shell Script
18 28 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (13.53%) Data Warehouse
18 28 (13.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 25 (12.08%) Data Guard
20 24 (11.59%) DB2
21 23 (11.11%) Clustering
21 23 (11.11%) Security Cleared
21 23 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (9.66%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.83%) Apache
3 7 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.48%) Resin
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (7.73%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (3.86%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) SaaS
1 2 (0.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.76%) SAN
2 2 (0.97%) VPN
2 2 (0.97%) DNS
2 2 (0.97%) LAN
2 2 (0.97%) WAN
3 1 (0.48%) NAS
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) LDAP
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (57.49%) SQL Server
2 72 (34.78%) Oracle Database
3 47 (22.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (22.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 41 (19.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (15.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 31 (14.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (13.53%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (13.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (11.59%) DB2
9 23 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (7.73%) Oracle9i Database
12 15 (7.25%) MySQL
13 14 (6.76%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (6.76%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (6.28%) SQLPlus
15 11 (5.31%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (4.83%) Relational Database
17 8 (3.86%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 16 (7.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 15 (7.25%) Toad
3 9 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.48%) JIRA
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 33 (15.94%) Finance
2 4 (1.93%) Games
2 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.45%) Banking
4 2 (0.97%) Billing
4 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.28%) Middleware
2 11 (5.31%) XML
3 6 (2.90%) .NET
3 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.42%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (2.42%) WSH
5 4 (1.93%) ISPF
6 2 (0.97%) J2EE
6 2 (0.97%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.48%) Java EE
7 1 (0.48%) WinForms
7 1 (0.48%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.48%) JDBC
7 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.71%) Replication
2 23 (11.11%) Clustering
3 6 (2.90%) Statistics
4 4 (1.93%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.93%) Online Games
4 4 (1.93%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (0.97%) HACMP
5 2 (0.97%) CESG
5 2 (0.97%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.48%) FMCG
6 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.32%) UNIX
2 38 (18.36%) Linux
3 32 (15.46%) Windows
4 16 (7.73%) Solaris
5 12 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.86%) AIX
7 7 (3.38%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (10.63%) ITIL
4 15 (7.25%) SOA
5 14 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (6.28%) Database Security
6 13 (6.28%) ETL
6 13 (6.28%) Migration
7 9 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (3.86%) E-business
8 8 (3.86%) High Availability
9 7 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.38%) Capacity Management
9 7 (3.38%) Logistics
9 7 (3.38%) BCP
10 6 (2.90%) CRM
10 6 (2.90%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.90%) TDD
10 6 (2.90%) Scrum
10 6 (2.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 140 (67.63%) SQL
2 36 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 34 (16.43%) PL/SQL
4 30 (14.49%) Shell Script
5 11 (5.31%) Perl
6 10 (4.83%) Korn
7 9 (4.35%) C#
8 8 (3.86%) C
9 7 (3.38%) Java
10 6 (2.90%) PHP
10 6 (2.90%) VB
10 6 (2.90%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.42%) VBScript
12 4 (1.93%) REXX
12 4 (1.93%) JCL
13 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.48%) XQuery
13 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.83%) Degree
4 8 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.38%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.42%) OCP
6 5 (2.42%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.97%) MCSE
7 2 (0.97%) MCSA
8 1 (0.48%) MCTS
8 1 (0.48%) MCP
8 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.38%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.93%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
2 30 (14.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.97%) SRDF
4 1 (0.48%) OCFS2
4 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (17.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 25 (12.08%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.42%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.93%) MAINVIEW
5 3 (1.45%) Foglight
5 3 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.45%) Legato
6 2 (0.97%) SCCM
6 2 (0.97%) SCOM
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.48%) Munin
7 1 (0.48%) Puppet
7 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.48%) Control-M
7 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 91 (43.96%) Oracle
2 45 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.28%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.31%) IBM
5 9 (4.35%) VMware
6 6 (2.90%) Informatica
7 5 (2.42%) Red Gate
7 5 (2.42%) Cognos
8 4 (1.93%) SAP
8 4 (1.93%) BMC
8 4 (1.93%) EMC
8 4 (1.93%) Citrix
8 4 (1.93%) Sun
9 3 (1.45%) Veritas
9 3 (1.45%) Sybase
10 2 (0.97%) JBoss
10 2 (0.97%) Primavera
10 2 (0.97%) Symantec
10 2 (0.97%) Teradata
11 1 (0.48%) hybris
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