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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 61 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 10 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.57% 2.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 3.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate £350 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £30.90
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +23.78%
DBA
UK

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
614 667 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.69% 97.80% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 422 269
Average daily rate £338 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 10 £350 -11.67% 2
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 18 (64.29%) Oracle
3 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
4 15 (53.57%) Oracle Database
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (35.71%) Migration
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (32.14%) Windows
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (25.00%) Validation
9 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
10 6 (21.43%) MS Office
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
10 6 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (17.86%) XML
11 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
12 4 (14.29%) MySQL
12 4 (14.29%) Linux
12 4 (14.29%) Data Mapping
12 4 (14.29%) Replication
12 4 (14.29%) High Availability

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Primavera
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) Oracle Database
3 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (14.29%) MySQL
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (3.57%) Power BI
11 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 7 (25.00%) Validation
3 6 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 4 (14.29%) High Availability
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) Database Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 3 (10.71%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.57%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) Tableau
4 2 (7.14%) Percona
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Red Gate