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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 40 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.13% - 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£339 - £213
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 - £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.29 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +77.07%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
333 291 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.80% 95.41% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 177 123
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 46 66
Average hourly rate £27.63 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.32% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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
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 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 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Replication
4 7 (50.00%) 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%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (21.43%) Clustering
8 3 (21.43%) MySQL
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (92.86%) 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%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
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
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
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
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
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 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) VMware