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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 74 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.69% 0.85% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.93% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate
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£331 £280 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% -8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £280 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +78.32%
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
1202 1188 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.25% 91.95% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 672 598
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 68 112
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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
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 22 August 2014. 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
Guildford +9 4 £325 -
Staines - 2 - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
4 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database
5 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) Solaris
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (36.00%) UNIX
7 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (32.00%) Finance
9 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
9 7 (28.00%) Toad
9 7 (28.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (24.00%) Linux
10 6 (24.00%) Windows 2000
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (24.00%) Capacity Management
11 5 (20.00%) SAN
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (16.00%) Informatica
12 4 (16.00%) Cognos
13 3 (12.00%) BMC PATROL
13 3 (12.00%) Legato
13 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (28.00%) Toad
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Online Games
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Solaris
3 9 (36.00%) UNIX
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (24.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (12.00%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (12.00%) Legato
2 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.00%) Foglight
3 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Informatica
3 4 (16.00%) Cognos
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) Veritas
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Sybase
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) Netezza
5 1 (4.00%) Teradata