The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior DBA role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior 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
Junior Database Administrator
Rank 592 576 589
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Junior DBA 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£213 £138 £171
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -19.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £21.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Junior DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Junior DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior DBA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior DBA within the UK.

Junior DBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junior DBA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior DBA within the UK.

Junior DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junior DBA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior DBA within the UK 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
England -25 3 £213 +54.54% 8
North West +2 2 £213 -
Manchester -5 2 £213 -
London +15 1 - - 3
Luton - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 2
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Coalville - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -

Junior DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior DBA in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (28.57%) PMI
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Capita
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking

Junior DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Capita
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix