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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 139 165 119
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -46
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 140 86 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 0.93% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.01% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 58 63
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £41.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.91%
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
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 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 +9 40 £400 +10.34% 9
Surrey +17 30 £350 +7.69% 10
West Sussex +4 23 £325 +12.06% 2
Berkshire 0 19 £348 -0.71% 14
Buckinghamshire +1 18 £325 +4.00% 5
Kent 0 2 £325 -14.47% 4
East Sussex - 2 £403 - 2
Oxfordshire -19 1 £380 -15.55% 3
Sussex - 1 £325 - 4
Home Counties - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 156 (70.59%) SQL
2 132 (59.73%) SQL Server
3 88 (39.82%) Performance Tuning
4 87 (39.37%) Oracle
5 62 (28.05%) T-SQL
6 57 (25.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (25.34%) Oracle Database
8 53 (23.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 52 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 50 (22.62%) Linux
11 49 (22.17%) UNIX
11 49 (22.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 48 (21.72%) SQL Server 2008
12 48 (21.72%) Windows
13 41 (18.55%) Replication
14 39 (17.65%) Migration
15 38 (17.19%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (16.29%) Finance
17 30 (13.57%) Performance Monitoring
18 29 (13.12%) Clustering
18 29 (13.12%) PowerShell
19 26 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
19 26 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
19 26 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
20 25 (11.31%) Oracle RMAN
21 22 (9.95%) Solaris
22 21 (9.50%) Data Guard
23 20 (9.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 19 (8.60%) SQL Server 2005
24 19 (8.60%) Shell Script

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (2.71%) WebLogic
1 6 (2.71%) IIS
2 4 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.36%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (1.36%) JBoss
3 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.90%) Lync
5 1 (0.45%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.45%) WordPress
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 13 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.81%) Endur
5 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.45%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
1 1 (0.45%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.62%) Firewall
2 6 (2.71%) DNS
2 6 (2.71%) SAN
3 5 (2.26%) NAS
4 3 (1.36%) LDAP
4 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.90%) SSH
5 2 (0.90%) FTP
6 1 (0.45%) Network Security
6 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.45%) VPN
6 1 (0.45%) LAN
6 1 (0.45%) WAN
6 1 (0.45%) Internet
6 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (59.73%) SQL Server
2 57 (25.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (25.34%) Oracle Database
4 53 (23.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (22.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (21.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (9.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (8.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (8.14%) DB2
11 17 (7.69%) Relational Database
12 16 (7.24%) RDBMS
13 15 (6.79%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (6.79%) MySQL
14 12 (5.43%) OLTP
14 12 (5.43%) DB2 UDB
15 9 (4.07%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (2.71%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.45%) ProC
4 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (16.29%) Finance
2 5 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.81%) Banking
4 3 (1.36%) Retail
4 3 (1.36%) Marketing
4 3 (1.36%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.07%) Middleware
2 7 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (2.26%) XML
4 4 (1.81%) .NET
5 3 (1.36%) PostGIS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.45%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.55%) Replication
2 29 (13.12%) Clustering
3 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (2.71%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.26%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.81%) Statistics
6 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.62%) Linux
2 49 (22.17%) UNIX
3 48 (21.72%) Windows
4 22 (9.95%) Solaris
5 15 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.71%) HPUX
9 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (39.82%) Performance Tuning
2 39 (17.65%) Migration
3 38 (17.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (13.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 18 (8.14%) Data Migration
5 18 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (5.88%) ITIL
7 10 (4.52%) E-Commerce
7 10 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (3.62%) Business Continuity
8 8 (3.62%) Incident Management
8 8 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (3.62%) ETL
8 8 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (3.62%) Database Tuning
9 7 (3.17%) Change Management
9 7 (3.17%) OO
9 7 (3.17%) CRM
9 7 (3.17%) Data Modelling
10 6 (2.71%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 156 (70.59%) SQL
2 62 (28.05%) T-SQL
3 29 (13.12%) PowerShell
4 19 (8.60%) Shell Script
5 18 (8.14%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.52%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.62%) C#
7 8 (3.62%) Java
8 7 (3.17%) VBScript
9 6 (2.71%) C++
9 6 (2.71%) Python
10 3 (1.36%) Korn
11 2 (0.90%) REXX
12 1 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.45%) JCL
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
12 1 (0.45%) PHP
12 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.88%) Degree
3 12 (5.43%) MCTS
4 8 (3.62%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.26%) MCITP
7 4 (1.81%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.36%) OCP
8 3 (1.36%) OCA
8 3 (1.36%) MCSA
9 2 (0.90%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.90%) MCP
9 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) SLA
1 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 26 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (5.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.71%) Oracle Clusterware
5 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.36%) Veritas File System
6 3 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 25 (11.31%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (9.50%) Data Guard
3 11 (4.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (4.52%) SCOM
5 8 (3.62%) Tivoli
5 8 (3.62%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.26%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.45%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.45%) Foglight
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 87 (39.37%) Oracle
2 52 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.24%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.88%) VMware
5 9 (4.07%) BMC
6 7 (3.17%) HP
6 7 (3.17%) Red Gate
7 5 (2.26%) 3PAR
7 5 (2.26%) Symantec
7 5 (2.26%) Sun
7 5 (2.26%) Cognos
8 4 (1.81%) SAP
9 3 (1.36%) Informatica
9 3 (1.36%) Veritas
10 2 (0.90%) Cisco
10 2 (0.90%) IBM
10 2 (0.90%) Citrix
11 1 (0.45%) Pardot
11 1 (0.45%) Remedy
11 1 (0.45%) Teradata
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