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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 60 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.41% 1.96% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.12% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £329 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £326 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £332 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £46.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +32.14%
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
546 378 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.96% 92.42% 91.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 207 211
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.17 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
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 21 November 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 -19 6 £350 - 4
Newport - - - -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
DBA
Wales

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (56.00%) Windows
5 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (48.00%) Red Gate
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) MySQL
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
8 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (24.00%) MCDBA
10 6 (24.00%) MCITP
10 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (24.00%) Database Tuning
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (20.00%) UNIX
12 4 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (16.00%) Korn
12 4 (16.00%) AIX
12 4 (16.00%) Perl
12 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
12 4 (16.00%) Shell Script

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (36.00%) MySQL
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (8.00%) DTS
10 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
10 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
10 1 (4.00%) SQLite
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Anywhere
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
10 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
1 3 (12.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (16.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (24.00%) Database Tuning
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
6 1 (4.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (16.00%) Korn
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) MCDBA
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (24.00%) MCITP
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 12 (48.00%) Red Gate
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase
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