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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 66 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 24 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.87% 1.03% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.11% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
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£350 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £358 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £418 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £19.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -41.44%
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
1186 1176 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.51% 92.89% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 696 601
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 58 101
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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
Redhill - 4 £350 -
Epsom -4 3 - -
Cobham - 3 £410 -
Staines +2 1 £350 -
Guildford -2 1 - -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 44 (84.62%) SQL
1 44 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 29 (55.77%) T-SQL
3 27 (51.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 18 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (26.92%) Oracle
9 13 (25.00%) Windows
10 12 (23.08%) ETL
10 12 (23.08%) Migration
11 11 (21.15%) Data Migration
11 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
12 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
12 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (19.23%) UNIX
13 9 (17.31%) Linux
13 9 (17.31%) RDBMS
13 9 (17.31%) Replication
13 9 (17.31%) Clustering
13 9 (17.31%) Finance
13 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
14 8 (15.38%) Sun
15 7 (13.46%) SAN
15 7 (13.46%) Solaris
15 7 (13.46%) C#

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) SAN
2 5 (9.62%) NAS
3 2 (3.85%) FTP
3 2 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (51.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
7 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
8 9 (17.31%) RDBMS
9 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (11.54%) OLTP
11 5 (9.62%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (3.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 2 (3.85%) Star Schema
12 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (3.85%) SSDT
12 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) ProC
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) XML
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) D3.js
3 1 (1.92%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Replication
1 9 (17.31%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) UNIX
3 9 (17.31%) Linux
4 7 (13.46%) Solaris
5 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (23.08%) ETL
2 12 (23.08%) Migration
3 11 (21.15%) Data Migration
4 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.54%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (11.54%) Capacity Management
6 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity
6 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.62%) OO
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) Database Tuning
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.77%) ITIL
8 3 (5.77%) Change Management
8 3 (5.77%) Analytics
8 3 (5.77%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 44 (84.62%) SQL
2 29 (55.77%) T-SQL
3 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 7 (13.46%) C#
4 7 (13.46%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) C++
5 5 (9.62%) VBScript
6 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Korn
8 1 (1.92%) R
8 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (11.54%) MCTS
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) MCITP
2 2 (3.85%) MCP
2 2 (3.85%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.77%) Veritas File System
2 3 (5.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.69%) SCOM
2 4 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (5.77%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Oracle
3 8 (15.38%) Sun
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.62%) Symantec
4 5 (9.62%) Red Gate
5 4 (7.69%) BMC
6 3 (5.77%) Informatica
6 3 (5.77%) Veritas
6 3 (5.77%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) SAP
6 3 (5.77%) Cognos
7 1 (1.92%) Teradata
7 1 (1.92%) Google