The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 33 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.36% 1.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate £288 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 257 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.24% 95.90% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 160 122
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 47 48
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.35 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
DBA
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Replication
3 7 (58.33%) VB
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (41.67%) Web Application Development
4 5 (41.67%) ETL
4 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (41.67%) C
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) Migration

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Web Application Development
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) VB
3 5 (41.67%) C
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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