The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank - 39 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.36%
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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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
197 200 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.52% 92.59% 97.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 133 171
Average daily rate £413 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 16
Average hourly rate £12.75 £10.50 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -38.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £9.41 £9.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £25.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 6 (46.15%) Statistics
2 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Statistics
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Netezza