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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
UK / Wales
Rank 57 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 8 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.27% 2.01% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 2.11% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Median daily rate £344 £363 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.72 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +8.57%

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
606 570 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.19% 95.48% 98.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 402 407
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 41
Median hourly rate £12.38 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.15 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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
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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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 +3 4 £331 -8.62% 2
West Wales - 4 £400 -
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (19.05%) High Availability
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
7 3 (14.29%) MCDBA
7 3 (14.29%) MySQL
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (14.29%) RedGate
7 3 (14.29%) OpenUP
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) MCITP
7 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

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 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) InfiniBand
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (9.52%) Advertising
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Exalogic
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Debian
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) OpenUP
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) MCDBA
2 3 (14.29%) MCITP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) RedGate
4 2 (9.52%) SaltStack