The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 185 170 161
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 77 105 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 1.10% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.16% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 62 58
Median daily rate £419 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
8322 9076 8678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.26% 94.77% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4961 5328 4688
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 429 434
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.46 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -12 15 £400 +6.31% 7
Berkshire +3 14 £400 +17.64%
Surrey -16 14 £383 +9.28% 2
Kent +20 13 £453 +39.23%
Buckinghamshire +5 9 £325 -3.70%
West Sussex -13 6 £413 +26.92% 1
East Sussex +8 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +8 2 £388 +2.64% 1
Sussex - 2 - -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 109 (57.07%) SQL Server
2 102 (53.40%) SQL
3 100 (52.36%) Oracle
4 78 (40.84%) Oracle Database
5 51 (26.70%) Performance Tuning
6 49 (25.65%) Linux
7 47 (24.61%) Replication
8 42 (21.99%) Clustering
8 42 (21.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 40 (20.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 38 (19.90%) Unix
11 36 (18.85%) Windows
12 34 (17.80%) Microsoft
12 34 (17.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 33 (17.28%) Data Guard
14 32 (16.75%) Security Cleared
14 32 (16.75%) Oracle RAC
15 31 (16.23%) Finance
16 30 (15.71%) Migration
17 28 (14.66%) Oracle RMAN
17 28 (14.66%) T-SQL
17 28 (14.66%) SQL Server 2012
18 26 (13.61%) High Availability
18 26 (13.61%) Disaster Recovery
19 25 (13.09%) PL/SQL
19 25 (13.09%) SQL Server 2014
20 24 (12.57%) Oracle Database 12c
20 24 (12.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 23 (12.04%) SQL Server 2005
22 22 (11.52%) Oracle Database 11g

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.05%) IIS
3 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.52%) JBoss
4 1 (0.52%) SAS
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.52%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.28%) SAN
2 6 (3.14%) Firewall
3 5 (2.62%) Internet
4 2 (1.05%) DHCP
4 2 (1.05%) DNS
4 2 (1.05%) InfiniBand
4 2 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.52%) 2G
5 1 (0.52%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (57.07%) SQL Server
2 78 (40.84%) Oracle Database
3 42 (21.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (20.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (17.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (14.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (13.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (12.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 24 (12.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (12.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (11.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (10.99%) Relational Database
12 20 (10.47%) RDBMS
13 19 (9.95%) MySQL
14 13 (6.81%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (6.81%) MongoDB
14 13 (6.81%) NoSQL
14 13 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.09%) MSI
2 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.09%) Toad
3 3 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.57%) JIRA
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.52%) Maven
4 1 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (16.23%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Banking
3 5 (2.62%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.09%) Retail
5 3 (1.57%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Automotive
6 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.90%) .NET
2 9 (4.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 6 (3.14%) PostGIS
3 6 (3.14%) XML
4 4 (2.09%) Castor
4 4 (2.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.57%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (1.57%) Middleware
6 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.05%) CSS
7 1 (0.52%) ADO
7 1 (0.52%) Ehcache
7 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.52%) JMS
7 1 (0.52%) JPA
7 1 (0.52%) MDX
7 1 (0.52%) REST
7 1 (0.52%) Spring
7 1 (0.52%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.61%) Replication
2 42 (21.99%) Clustering
3 13 (6.81%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.71%) Statistics
5 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Exalogic
8 2 (1.05%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.05%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.65%) Linux
2 38 (19.90%) Unix
3 36 (18.85%) Windows
4 15 (7.85%) AIX
5 13 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.81%) Windows Server
6 12 (6.28%) Solaris
7 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.09%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.57%) zOS
10 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.70%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (15.71%) Migration
3 26 (13.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (13.61%) High Availability
4 21 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (8.38%) ETL
6 13 (6.81%) SOA
7 11 (5.76%) Database Security
8 10 (5.24%) Change Management
9 9 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.19%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.19%) CRM
10 8 (4.19%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.19%) Database Tuning
10 8 (4.19%) ERP
11 7 (3.66%) DevOps
11 7 (3.66%) ITIL
11 7 (3.66%) Line Management
11 7 (3.66%) Scrum
12 6 (3.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (53.40%) SQL
2 28 (14.66%) T-SQL
3 25 (13.09%) PL/SQL
4 22 (11.52%) Shell Script
5 16 (8.38%) PowerShell
6 11 (5.76%) C#
7 10 (5.24%) Korn
7 10 (5.24%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.24%) VBScript
8 9 (4.71%) Perl
9 5 (2.62%) PHP
10 3 (1.57%) Java
11 2 (1.05%) C++
11 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.52%) C
12 1 (0.52%) JCL
12 1 (0.52%) Python
12 1 (0.52%) REXX
12 1 (0.52%) VB
12 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (16.75%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.38%) DV Cleared
4 15 (7.85%) OCP
4 15 (7.85%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.09%) Degree
7 2 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.52%) MCITP
8 1 (0.52%) MCP
8 1 (0.52%) MCTS
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (16.75%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (7.85%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.76%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.05%) Docker
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 33 (17.28%) Data Guard
2 28 (14.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (4.71%) Puppet
5 7 (3.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (2.62%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (2.62%) Foglight
6 5 (2.62%) Legato
6 5 (2.62%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (2.09%) Oracle Flashback
8 3 (1.57%) Ambari
8 3 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (1.05%) Nagios
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 100 (52.36%) Oracle
2 34 (17.80%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.85%) Red Hat
3 15 (7.85%) VMware
4 10 (5.24%) Sybase
5 9 (4.71%) IBM
5 9 (4.71%) Informatica
6 7 (3.66%) Veritas
7 6 (3.14%) Sun
8 5 (2.62%) Cognos
8 5 (2.62%) HP
8 5 (2.62%) Lumension
9 4 (2.09%) Cognizant
9 4 (2.09%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.09%) Netezza
10 3 (1.57%) Dell
10 3 (1.57%) Pega
10 3 (1.57%) RedGate
10 3 (1.57%) Siebel
10 3 (1.57%) TIBCO
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