The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 69 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 23 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.68% 1.25% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.35% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £326 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +73.07%
DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1280 1333 1177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.29% 92.63% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 746 571
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 85
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.60 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

DBA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

DBA Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +13 5 £413 -
Guildford - 3 £294 -
Woking +16 2 £294 -16.07% 1
Redhill - 2 - - 2
Cobham - 1 £420 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 34 (85.00%) SQL
2 31 (77.50%) SQL Server
3 21 (52.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (32.50%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (27.50%) Oracle
7 11 (27.50%) ETL
7 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 8 (20.00%) Migration
9 8 (20.00%) Replication
9 8 (20.00%) Clustering
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (20.00%) UNIX
9 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (17.50%) Linux
11 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
11 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
11 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (15.00%) Database Mirroring
12 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (12.50%) Banking
12 5 (12.50%) Sun
12 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (77.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (5.00%) MySQL
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (5.00%) Star Schema
9 2 (5.00%) OLTP
9 2 (5.00%) SSDT
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) ProC
General
1 5 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) D3.js
3 1 (2.50%) Raphaël
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Replication
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) UNIX
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (27.50%) ETL
3 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.00%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.50%) Database Tuning
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.50%) Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) VBScript
4 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) R
5 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.00%) MCTS
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) MCITP
3 2 (5.00%) MCP
3 2 (5.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas File System
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Sun
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Red Gate
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos
5 1 (2.50%) BMC
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) Google
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