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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 58 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 17 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.18% 1.10% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.18% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
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£418 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +54.55%
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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
736 510 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.48% 93.24% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 324 278
Average daily rate £350 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 -11 10 £445 +54.78% 3
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DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
4 19 (70.37%) Oracle
5 18 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (62.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (59.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (55.56%) Red Gate
9 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
10 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
10 12 (44.44%) MySQL
11 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (29.63%) MCITP
13 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (29.63%) MCDBA
14 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
15 6 (22.22%) Replication
16 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (14.81%) Open Source
17 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
17 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
17 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
17 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
17 4 (14.81%) UNIX
17 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
17 4 (14.81%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (62.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (44.44%) MySQL
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
8 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
10 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
12 1 (3.70%) SQLite
12 1 (3.70%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 3 (11.11%) CentOS
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
1 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
1 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Logistics
4 1 (3.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) ETL
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) MCDBA
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (29.63%) MCITP
4 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Oracle
2 15 (55.56%) Red Gate
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
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