The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 40 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 11 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.20% 0.83% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 0.87% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 16
Median daily rate £315 £281 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -37.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £154 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £418 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
DBA
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
491 575 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.20% 95.67% 97.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 428 420
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cardiff +20 9 £315 +0.80% 1
DBA
Wales

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Migration
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (23.53%) AIX
7 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
8 3 (17.65%) Clustering
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (17.65%) High Availability
8 3 (17.65%) Data Flow Diagram
9 2 (11.76%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (11.76%) Replication

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Ingres
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) OLTP
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (5.88%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.88%) Database Security
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas