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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 54 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 19 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.68% 0.98% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 1.05% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £333 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £333 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.13 £47.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-11.31% +29.25%
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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
686 477 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.76% 93.71% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 234 259
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 40 42
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.91% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.05 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 -10 10 £350 +5.26% 2
North Wales - - - -
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DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (88.89%) SQL
2 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
3 21 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (52.78%) Oracle
4 19 (52.78%) Windows
5 18 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (36.11%) UNIX
8 11 (30.56%) Replication
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database
8 11 (30.56%) Database Tuning
9 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 10 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
10 9 (25.00%) RDBMS
10 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (25.00%) Open Source
10 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (22.22%) Red Gate
11 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
11 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.22%) MySQL
12 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (16.67%) CentOS
13 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (16.67%) MCDBA

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (2.78%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 21 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database
6 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
8 8 (22.22%) MySQL
9 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (13.89%) Impala
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
13 2 (5.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Replication
2 9 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) CentOS
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Database Tuning
2 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
7 1 (2.78%) Logistics
7 1 (2.78%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) ETL
7 1 (2.78%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.11%) Perl
2 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Korn
3 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) MCDBA
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Red Gate
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Sybase