The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 20 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.95% 0.97% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.99% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £413 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +1.40%
DBA
Hertfordshire

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
99 101 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.29% 98.06% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 65 77
Median daily rate £460 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £146 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.73 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.30% -23.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) Database Security
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Database Security
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle