The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 47 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.29% 2.68% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.78% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 6
Median daily rate £375 £203 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -56.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +6.66%
DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
505 756 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.19% 96.31% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 504 489
Median daily rate £375 £361 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.70 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £8.50 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +11 11 £375 +87.50% 2
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) Migration
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
9 6 (30.00%) MS Office
9 6 (30.00%) XML
9 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
9 6 (30.00%) Data Flow Diagram
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
10 5 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (25.00%) Validation
10 5 (25.00%) Windows
10 5 (25.00%) AIX
10 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
11 4 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
11 4 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.00%) Ingres
8 1 (5.00%) MySQL
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (5.00%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) AIX
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (25.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
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