The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank - 30 24
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 2.05% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.22% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +88.88%
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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 Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105 135 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 97.22% 92.47% 97.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 45
Average daily rate £388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +70.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Watford region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Watford

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Watford region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) MCDBA
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft