The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 42 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.80% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£349 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +54.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
349 313 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.82% 96.31% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 213 153
Average daily rate £340 £353 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £546 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 62
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.27% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.72 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Replication
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (42.86%) VB
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) C
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) PHP
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (42.86%) ETL
5 6 (42.86%) ISO 9001
5 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 6 (42.86%) ETL
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) VB
2 6 (42.86%) C
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle