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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 54 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 20 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.22% 2.16% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.28% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 6
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£388 £445 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.92% +47.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £251 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £489 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.57
% change year-on-year
- -7.56%
DBA
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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
854 657 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.68% 94.67% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 456 334
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 £38.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -9 11 £356 -8.65% 6
West Wales - 8 £450 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (73.17%) SQL
2 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (46.34%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (34.15%) Replication
7 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
8 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (26.83%) Oracle
8 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (24.39%) Clustering
9 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
9 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
10 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
11 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.07%) MySQL
13 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (9.76%) Migration
15 4 (9.76%) OLAP
15 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
15 4 (9.76%) High Availability
15 4 (9.76%) Database Tuning
15 4 (9.76%) Percona
15 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
16 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
16 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (17.07%) MySQL
6 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (9.76%) OLAP
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
8 3 (7.32%) MS Access
8 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (7.32%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) MDX
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Replication
2 10 (24.39%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Database Tuning
4 4 (9.76%) High Availability
5 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) Coaching
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) Line Management
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL
7 1 (2.44%) ETL
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Percona
4 1 (2.44%) Teradata
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
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