The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 33 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.86% 5.07% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 5.22% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 2
Median daily rate - £325 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.43 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.52% -
DBA
Hampshire

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
221 364 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.26% 97.07% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 249 258
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Southampton region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) High Availability
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Statistics
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Sun
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (20.00%) Toad
6 2 (20.00%) Solaris

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (20.00%) HDInsight
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (10.00%) OLAP
5 1 (10.00%) OLTP
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Toad
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Statistics
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) High Availability
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Database Security
4 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) VMware