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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 166 174 145
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 95 90 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 0.97% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.02% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 64
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £361 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.63%
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
8527 8821 8647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.97% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5088 5044 4690
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 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 418 443
Median hourly rate £19.44 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.78% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Berkshire +5 21 £425 +6.25% 2
Hampshire 0 18 £413 +22.22% 8
Oxfordshire +21 13 £363 -3.97% 3
Kent +17 12 £460 +41.53% 3
Surrey -14 12 £400 +14.28% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 10 £345 -1.42%
West Sussex -6 7 £413 +8.19% 3
Sussex - 2 - -
East Sussex +8 1 - - 3
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 104 (55.32%) SQL
1 104 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 90 (47.87%) Oracle
3 77 (40.96%) Oracle Database
4 46 (24.47%) Linux
5 44 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
6 43 (22.87%) Replication
7 41 (21.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 40 (21.28%) Clustering
9 39 (20.74%) Unix
10 37 (19.68%) Security Cleared
11 36 (19.15%) Windows
11 36 (19.15%) Microsoft
12 34 (18.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (17.55%) Data Guard
14 32 (17.02%) Finance
15 31 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 29 (15.43%) Migration
17 28 (14.89%) Oracle RMAN
17 28 (14.89%) Oracle RAC
18 27 (14.36%) Disaster Recovery
19 26 (13.83%) High Availability
20 25 (13.30%) SQL Server 2012
20 25 (13.30%) T-SQL
20 25 (13.30%) PL/SQL
21 24 (12.77%) SC Cleared
21 24 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 24 (12.77%) Oracle Database 12c
22 22 (11.70%) SQL Server 2005
23 21 (11.17%) 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 (8.51%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.06%) IIS
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.53%) JBoss
3 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.53%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.32%) SAN
2 6 (3.19%) Firewall
3 5 (2.66%) Internet
4 2 (1.06%) InfiniBand
4 2 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.53%) 2G
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 77 (40.96%) Oracle Database
3 41 (21.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (18.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (13.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (12.77%) Oracle Database 12c
7 24 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (11.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (11.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (11.17%) RDBMS
9 21 (11.17%) Relational Database
10 20 (10.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 19 (10.11%) MySQL
12 13 (6.91%) NoSQL
13 10 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (4.79%) MongoDB
15 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.13%) MSI
4 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.60%) Toad
5 1 (0.53%) Maven
5 1 (0.53%) Subversion
5 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (17.02%) Finance
2 11 (5.85%) Banking
3 5 (2.66%) Marketing
4 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.06%) Automotive
5 2 (1.06%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.38%) .NET
2 9 (4.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 8 (4.26%) XML
4 5 (2.66%) PostGIS
5 4 (2.13%) Castor
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.06%) Middleware
8 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.53%) CSS
8 1 (0.53%) Ehcache
8 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.53%) JMS
8 1 (0.53%) JPA
8 1 (0.53%) MDX
8 1 (0.53%) REST
8 1 (0.53%) Spring
8 1 (0.53%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.53%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.87%) Replication
2 40 (21.28%) Clustering
3 14 (7.45%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.79%) Statistics
5 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Exalogic
8 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.53%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.47%) Linux
2 39 (20.74%) Unix
3 36 (19.15%) Windows
4 17 (9.04%) AIX
5 13 (6.91%) Windows Server
6 12 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.38%) Solaris
7 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.13%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.60%) zOS
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (15.43%) Migration
3 27 (14.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (13.83%) High Availability
5 17 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (8.51%) ETL
7 13 (6.91%) Database Security
8 12 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (5.32%) Change Management
10 8 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.26%) Database Tuning
10 8 (4.26%) ERP
10 8 (4.26%) ITIL
10 8 (4.26%) SOA
11 7 (3.72%) Line Management
12 6 (3.19%) CRM
12 6 (3.19%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.19%) Investment Management
12 6 (3.19%) Project Management
12 6 (3.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 104 (55.32%) SQL
2 25 (13.30%) PL/SQL
2 25 (13.30%) T-SQL
3 21 (11.17%) Shell Script
4 18 (9.57%) PowerShell
5 11 (5.85%) C#
5 11 (5.85%) VBScript
6 10 (5.32%) Korn
7 9 (4.79%) Perl
8 7 (3.72%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.66%) Java
9 5 (2.66%) PHP
10 3 (1.60%) C++
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) COBOL
11 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.53%) JCL
11 1 (0.53%) REXX
11 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (19.68%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.51%) DV Cleared
4 15 (7.98%) OCP
4 15 (7.98%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.13%) Degree
7 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.53%) MCITP
8 1 (0.53%) MCP
8 1 (0.53%) MCTS
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (1.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (14.89%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.85%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.06%) Docker
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (17.55%) Data Guard
2 28 (14.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (3.72%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (3.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (3.19%) Puppet
6 5 (2.66%) Foglight
6 5 (2.66%) Legato
7 4 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (2.13%) Oracle Flashback
8 2 (1.06%) Nagios
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.06%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.53%) SCOM
9 1 (0.53%) Simpana
Vendors
1 90 (47.87%) Oracle
2 36 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.45%) Red Hat
3 14 (7.45%) VMware
4 13 (6.91%) Informatica
5 12 (6.38%) IBM
6 8 (4.26%) Sybase
7 7 (3.72%) Cognizant
7 7 (3.72%) Netezza
7 7 (3.72%) Veritas
8 5 (2.66%) HP
8 5 (2.66%) Lumension
8 5 (2.66%) RedGate
9 4 (2.13%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.60%) Dell
10 3 (1.60%) Pega
10 3 (1.60%) Sun
10 3 (1.60%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.06%) Citrix
11 2 (1.06%) NetApp
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Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
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