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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 163 96 144
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +48
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 88 159 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 1.83% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.97% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 66 47
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +93.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.05 £45.00 £30.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +27.77%
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
8541 8077 9134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.54% 92.76% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4717 4319 4217
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 496 613
Average hourly rate £16.15 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% -7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -10 23 £363 +13.28% 6
Hampshire -33 23 £375 -3.22% 16
Surrey -4 20 £331 -14.51% 6
Kent -17 6 £378 -24.50% 1
West Sussex +11 5 £290 -
Oxfordshire -12 4 £450 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £313 -17.76% 4
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 124 (68.51%) SQL
2 110 (60.77%) SQL Server
3 85 (46.96%) Oracle
4 69 (38.12%) Oracle Database
5 50 (27.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (26.52%) Performance Tuning
7 45 (24.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 44 (24.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (23.76%) Microsoft
9 43 (23.76%) Windows
10 39 (21.55%) Oracle RAC
11 37 (20.44%) T-SQL
11 37 (20.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 35 (19.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (19.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (18.23%) Oracle RMAN
13 33 (18.23%) PL/SQL
14 32 (17.68%) Replication
15 28 (15.47%) Data Guard
15 28 (15.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 27 (14.92%) Linux
17 24 (13.26%) UNIX
18 23 (12.71%) ITIL
18 23 (12.71%) Finance
19 22 (12.15%) Clustering
19 22 (12.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 22 (12.15%) Data Warehouse
20 21 (11.60%) Security Cleared
21 20 (11.05%) SQL Server 2005
22 19 (10.50%) Migration

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 14 (7.73%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.87%) Apache
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.55%) Resin
6 1 (0.55%) SAS
6 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.08%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.97%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.55%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.66%) SaaS
2 2 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.08%) SAN
2 2 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) NAS
3 1 (0.55%) LDAP
3 1 (0.55%) FTP
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (60.77%) SQL Server
2 69 (38.12%) Oracle Database
3 50 (27.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (24.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 44 (24.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (20.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 35 (19.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (19.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (12.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (12.15%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (11.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (9.39%) MySQL
10 17 (9.39%) Oracle9i Database
11 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (7.18%) DB2
13 10 (5.52%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (5.52%) Relational Database
14 9 (4.97%) SQLPlus
15 8 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (3.31%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (9.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (7.18%) Toad
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 23 (12.71%) Finance
2 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.10%) Banking
4 2 (1.10%) Legal
4 2 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
5 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.08%) XML
2 9 (4.97%) Middleware
3 6 (3.31%) .NET
4 5 (2.76%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.76%) WSH
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.10%) J2EE
7 1 (0.55%) Web Services
7 1 (0.55%) WinForms
7 1 (0.55%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.55%) ISPF
7 1 (0.55%) Java EE
7 1 (0.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.68%) Replication
2 22 (12.15%) Clustering
3 9 (4.97%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.87%) Statistics
5 5 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.21%) HACMP
7 3 (1.66%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.55%) FMCG
8 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.76%) Windows
2 27 (14.92%) Linux
3 24 (13.26%) UNIX
4 11 (6.08%) Solaris
5 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.87%) AIX
6 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.31%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.55%) CentOS
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.52%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (12.71%) ITIL
3 19 (10.50%) Migration
4 13 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (6.63%) Database Security
5 12 (6.63%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (6.08%) SOA
7 8 (4.42%) ETL
7 8 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.42%) Logistics
7 8 (4.42%) Capacity Management
8 7 (3.87%) Data Migration
8 7 (3.87%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (3.87%) Change Management
8 7 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.87%) CRM
9 6 (3.31%) ERP
9 6 (3.31%) TDD
9 6 (3.31%) Data Management
9 6 (3.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 124 (68.51%) SQL
2 37 (20.44%) T-SQL
3 33 (18.23%) PL/SQL
4 13 (7.18%) Shell Script
5 12 (6.63%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.52%) C#
7 7 (3.87%) Perl
8 6 (3.31%) Java
8 6 (3.31%) Korn
9 5 (2.76%) C
9 5 (2.76%) PHP
9 5 (2.76%) VBScript
9 5 (2.76%) VB
10 1 (0.55%) Python
10 1 (0.55%) XQuery
10 1 (0.55%) REXX
10 1 (0.55%) JCL
10 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (11.60%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.18%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.42%) MCTS
4 8 (4.42%) Degree
5 7 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.87%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.10%) OCP
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.10%) MCSE
6 2 (1.10%) MCSA
7 1 (0.55%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 39 (21.55%) Oracle RAC
2 33 (18.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.55%) SRDF
4 1 (0.55%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 28 (15.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 28 (15.47%) Data Guard
2 14 (7.73%) SCOM
3 6 (3.31%) SCCM
4 4 (2.21%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.66%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.10%) Foglight
6 2 (1.10%) Legato
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.55%) Munin
7 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.55%) Puppet
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.55%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.55%) Control-M
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (46.96%) Oracle
2 43 (23.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.63%) BMC
4 9 (4.97%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.42%) IBM
6 6 (3.31%) Red Gate
6 6 (3.31%) Informatica
7 4 (2.21%) Cognos
7 4 (2.21%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.66%) VMware
8 3 (1.66%) Sun
8 3 (1.66%) SAP
8 3 (1.66%) Veritas
8 3 (1.66%) EMC
8 3 (1.66%) Intel
9 2 (1.10%) Citrix
9 2 (1.10%) JBoss
9 2 (1.10%) HP
9 2 (1.10%) Symantec
10 1 (0.55%) Remedy
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