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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 39 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 28 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.80% - 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% - 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 4
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£239 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £333
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +89.47%
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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
683 633 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 92.67% 93.09% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 381 223
Average daily rate £350 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £14.50 £9.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £105.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 March 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 31 March 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
South Wales - 20 £203 - 7
North Wales - - - -
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DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 36 (85.71%) SQL
2 34 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 24 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (45.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (38.10%) Clustering
7 11 (26.19%) Replication
7 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
7 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
7 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (26.19%) Impala
8 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
9 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (14.29%) ETL
11 6 (14.29%) Oracle
12 5 (11.90%) UNIX
12 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
12 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (9.52%) Database Tuning
13 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (9.52%) Korn
13 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
13 4 (9.52%) Project Management
13 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (2.38%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) 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
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 24 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (26.19%) Impala
4 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
7 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (7.14%) MS Access
9 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Clustering
2 11 (26.19%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) AIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (14.29%) ETL
3 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.52%) Project Management
3 4 (9.52%) Database Tuning
3 4 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Security Management
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL
6 1 (2.38%) ERP
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) Scrum
6 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.38%) Data Management
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.52%) Korn
3 4 (9.52%) Perl
3 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Remedy
3 3 (7.14%) Teradata
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos
4 1 (2.38%) Informatica
4 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy