The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 27 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.68% 2.06% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £36.35
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +5.22%
DBA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
133 94 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.10% 96.91% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 57 69
Average daily rate £325 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -7.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Staffordshire region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Staffordshire region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (42.86%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft