The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 66 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.55% 1.57% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.68% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£306 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +38.46%
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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 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
731 535 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.44% 93.04% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 314 252
Average daily rate £350 £330 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.17 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -15 4 £350 +6.46% 5
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 29 (85.29%) SQL
2 26 (76.47%) Windows
3 25 (73.53%) SQL Server
4 22 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (61.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (61.76%) Oracle
6 19 (55.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (44.12%) Red Gate
8 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
9 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
9 12 (35.29%) MySQL
10 11 (32.35%) Replication
11 10 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
12 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (26.47%) Open Source
12 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
12 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
12 9 (26.47%) RDBMS
12 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
12 9 (26.47%) UNIX
13 8 (23.53%) MCITP
13 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (23.53%) MCDBA
13 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
14 7 (20.59%) Database Tuning
15 6 (17.65%) CentOS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (2.94%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 22 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (61.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (55.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (35.29%) MySQL
6 10 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (26.47%) RDBMS
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
7 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
8 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (5.88%) DTS
11 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
12 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Replication
2 9 (26.47%) Open Source
3 3 (8.82%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (26.47%) UNIX
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.65%) CentOS
4 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
2 7 (20.59%) Database Tuning
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Logistics
7 1 (2.94%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) ETL
7 1 (2.94%) Workflow
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) MCDBA
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (23.53%) MCITP
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) Red Gate
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase