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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 58 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 16 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.81% 2.86% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 3.00% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 7
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£350 £448 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.78% +43.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £254 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £490 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+188.46% -65.33%
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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
823 733 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.10% 95.32% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 477 291
Average daily rate £350 £365 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 28 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.25 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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
West Wales - 7 £350 -
South Wales -4 6 £313 -29.77% 3
Mid Wales - 1 - -
DBA
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DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 34 (80.95%) SQL
2 32 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 22 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (33.33%) Clustering
7 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
8 12 (28.57%) Replication
8 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
10 10 (23.81%) Oracle
11 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
15 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
15 4 (9.52%) OLAP
15 4 (9.52%) ETL
15 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (9.52%) Migration
16 3 (7.14%) Project Management
16 3 (7.14%) MDX
16 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
16 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
16 3 (7.14%) MySQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 22 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (9.52%) OLAP
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
8 3 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (7.14%) MySQL
8 3 (7.14%) MS Access
8 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.76%) Impala
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.38%) DB2
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) MDX
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Clustering
2 12 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) UNIX
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.52%) ETL
3 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.76%) SDLC
5 2 (4.76%) High Availability
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (2.38%) ERP
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) Security Management
6 1 (2.38%) Data Management
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCITP
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos
3 1 (2.38%) Teradata
3 1 (2.38%) Percona
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