The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 45 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 22 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.95% 1.25% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 1.36% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 5
Average daily rate
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£448 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.20% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +75.82%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
713 515 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.45% 91.80% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 310 307
Average daily rate £375 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.80% -7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 32
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £20.70 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -6 17 £445 +42.40% 6
West Wales - - - -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (68.18%) Red Gate
3 15 (68.18%) Oracle
4 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
5 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
6 12 (54.55%) MySQL
7 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
8 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (36.36%) MCDBA
9 8 (36.36%) MCITP
10 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
11 3 (13.64%) Statistics
11 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
12 2 (9.09%) Replication
12 2 (9.09%) Migration
12 2 (9.09%) C#
12 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
13 1 (4.55%) SQLite
13 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
13 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (54.55%) MySQL
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.55%) Star Schema
8 1 (4.55%) SQLite
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Anywhere
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Statistics
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) MCDBA
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (36.36%) MCITP
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
1 15 (68.18%) Red Gate
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase