The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 27 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.80% 3.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 3.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £313 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -19.25%
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
216 144 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.30% 92.31% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 93 72
Median daily rate £325 £361 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% +20.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £26.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -1 3 £325 - 2
DBA
West Midlands

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Staffordshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) NHS
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Statistics
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) RedGate