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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 24 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 20 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.14% 1.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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£348 £339 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.91%
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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
376 348 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.66% 92.55% 97.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 263 211
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +96.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.41 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £42.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (27.27%) Migration
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Replication
6 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (22.73%) UNIX
6 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
7 4 (18.18%) Data Guard
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (13.64%) Clustering
8 3 (13.64%) Solaris
8 3 (13.64%) PostGIS
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.09%) OCP

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (9.09%) MySQL
6 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) DTS
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) OCP
1 2 (9.09%) OCA
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (18.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Pardot
3 1 (4.55%) SAP