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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 43 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.37% - 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£339 - £219
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.57 £22.13
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +83.36%
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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
338 325 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.35% 97.01% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 214 146
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 48 69
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
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%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 6 (42.86%) ETL
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
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%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
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
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