The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 - 41 37
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.26% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.29% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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%
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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 Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
363 350 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 91.44% 89.74% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 264 247
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £519 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.28 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.90% +57.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £37.50 £35.00
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 Swindon

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Database Security
2 5 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Sun
3 4 (40.00%) Siebel
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (30.00%) Migration

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 5 (50.00%) Database Security
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Sun
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Siebel