The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 55 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.67% 0.96% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.03% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £333 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £333 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £333 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +29.25%
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Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
520 389 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.65% 93.51% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 202 229
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.16 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £24.70 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South Wales region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South Wales region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

DBA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Cardiff -8 6 £350 - 6
Newport - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
DBA
Wales

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) Database Tuning
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) AIX
7 4 (23.53%) Perl
7 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (23.53%) Korn
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (17.65%) Replication
8 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Remedy
8 3 (17.65%) SLA
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 2 (11.76%) DTS
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Anywhere
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (5.88%) SQLite
8 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.88%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) AIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Database Tuning
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) Korn
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
3 3 (17.65%) Red Gate
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase
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