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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 170 160 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -47
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 91 87 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 0.97% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.05% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 79
Average daily rate
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£365 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £19.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -41.44%
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
8443 8253 7814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.38% 92.48% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4908 4500 3983
Average daily rate £375 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £210
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 411 421 591
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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
Hampshire -1 33 £350 -22.22% 8
Surrey +8 23 £350 -9.67% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 15 £350 - 4
Berkshire +9 9 £400 -2.43% 9
Oxfordshire -21 4 £378 +0.66%
East Sussex -13 3 £425 +41.66% 4
Kent -6 1 £325 -31.57% 1
West Sussex -11 1 £413 +50.00% 4
Home Counties - 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 135 (73.37%) SQL
2 116 (63.04%) SQL Server
3 79 (42.93%) Performance Tuning
4 77 (41.85%) Oracle
5 60 (32.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (30.43%) T-SQL
7 54 (29.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (28.80%) Oracle Database
9 42 (22.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (21.74%) UNIX
11 38 (20.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 37 (20.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (19.02%) Microsoft
14 33 (17.93%) Windows
15 32 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
16 31 (16.85%) Finance
17 30 (16.30%) Clustering
18 27 (14.67%) Migration
19 26 (14.13%) Linux
20 25 (13.59%) Replication
20 25 (13.59%) Oracle Database 11g
21 23 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
22 22 (11.96%) Oracle RMAN
22 22 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
22 22 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
23 20 (10.87%) PL/SQL
23 20 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 19 (10.33%) Security Cleared
24 19 (10.33%) SQL Server 2005
24 19 (10.33%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 14 (7.61%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.89%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (1.63%) IIS
3 3 (1.63%) JBoss
3 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) SAS
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.54%) WordPress
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.54%) Lync
4 1 (0.54%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (9.24%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (9.24%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.54%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Office 365
1 1 (0.54%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) SAN
2 5 (2.72%) NAS
3 2 (1.09%) FTP
3 2 (1.09%) SSH
4 1 (0.54%) Network Security
4 1 (0.54%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) RTP
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (63.04%) SQL Server
2 60 (32.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (29.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (28.80%) Oracle Database
5 42 (22.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (20.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (13.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (10.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (8.70%) DB2
12 15 (8.15%) RDBMS
12 15 (8.15%) Relational Database
13 9 (4.89%) DB2 UDB
13 9 (4.89%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (3.26%) OLTP
15 6 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (2.72%) Oracle9i Database
17 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.09%) ProC
3 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (16.85%) Finance
2 7 (3.80%) Banking
3 4 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.63%) Legal
4 3 (1.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.09%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.78%) Middleware
2 16 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (4.89%) .NET
4 5 (2.72%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.54%) ISPF
5 1 (0.54%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.54%) D3.js
5 1 (0.54%) Raphaël
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.30%) Clustering
2 25 (13.59%) Replication
3 9 (4.89%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.89%) Statistics
4 6 (3.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.54%) NHS
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.54%) Life Science
6 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.74%) UNIX
2 33 (17.93%) Windows
3 26 (14.13%) Linux
4 13 (7.07%) HPUX
5 12 (6.52%) Solaris
6 11 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.80%) AIX
8 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (42.93%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (20.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
4 27 (14.67%) Migration
5 22 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
6 19 (10.33%) ETL
7 14 (7.61%) Data Migration
8 12 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (6.52%) Load Balancing
9 11 (5.98%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.43%) CRM
10 10 (5.43%) Data Modelling
10 10 (5.43%) Database Mirroring
11 9 (4.89%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.80%) Change Management
13 6 (3.26%) ITIL
13 6 (3.26%) Database Tuning
13 6 (3.26%) Capacity Management
14 5 (2.72%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 135 (73.37%) SQL
2 56 (30.43%) T-SQL
3 20 (10.87%) PL/SQL
4 17 (9.24%) Shell Script
5 14 (7.61%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.43%) C#
7 7 (3.80%) Java
8 5 (2.72%) C++
8 5 (2.72%) VBScript
9 4 (2.17%) Python
10 3 (1.63%) REXX
11 2 (1.09%) VB
11 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.09%) C
11 2 (1.09%) Perl
11 2 (1.09%) PHP
11 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.09%) Korn
12 1 (0.54%) R
12 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.89%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.80%) MCTS
6 6 (3.26%) Degree
7 3 (1.63%) MCITP
8 2 (1.09%) MCP
8 2 (1.09%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.54%) ISEB
9 1 (0.54%) OCP
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 23 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.63%) Veritas File System
5 3 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.54%) RACF
Systems Management
1 22 (11.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (5.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (5.43%) Data Guard
4 6 (3.26%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.72%) SCOM
5 5 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.72%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.54%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 77 (41.85%) Oracle
2 35 (19.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.43%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.35%) Sun
5 7 (3.80%) VMware
6 6 (3.26%) HP
7 5 (2.72%) Cognos
7 5 (2.72%) Symantec
7 5 (2.72%) BMC
7 5 (2.72%) Red Gate
8 4 (2.17%) Siebel
8 4 (2.17%) SAP
9 3 (1.63%) Informatica
9 3 (1.63%) Veritas
10 2 (1.09%) CA
10 2 (1.09%) IBM
10 2 (1.09%) Citrix
11 1 (0.54%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.54%) Remedy
11 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
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