The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 86 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 53 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.86% 0.90% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 0.95% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 17
Median daily rate £350 £403 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +18.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £317 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £516 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.06 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +6.66%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2692 2409 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.69% 94.73% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1476 1137
Median daily rate £395 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 151 178
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.55 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 21 - - 1
Warwickshire -1 8 £350 -0.35%
Coventry 0 5 £400 +6.66% 1
Birmingham 0 3 £320 - 1
Shropshire -40 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 £300 - 2
Herefordshire - 2 £450 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 West Midlands region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 44 (50.57%) SQL
1 44 (50.57%) Oracle
1 44 (50.57%) SQL Server
2 42 (48.28%) Oracle Database
3 41 (47.13%) Performance Tuning
4 30 (34.48%) Windows
5 29 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (31.03%) Security Cleared
7 26 (29.89%) SC Cleared
8 25 (28.74%) Oracle RAC
8 25 (28.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (28.74%) Data Guard
9 24 (27.59%) WebLogic
9 24 (27.59%) Oracle EBS
10 23 (26.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (26.44%) Oracle EBS R12
10 23 (26.44%) Linux
10 23 (26.44%) Shell Script
10 23 (26.44%) Unix
11 22 (25.29%) Oracle Applications
11 22 (25.29%) Oracle Application Server
11 22 (25.29%) Database Tuning
12 20 (22.99%) Oracle Discoverer
12 20 (22.99%) Oracle 11i
13 14 (16.09%) Migration
13 14 (16.09%) Clustering
13 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (14.94%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (27.59%) WebLogic
2 22 (25.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.45%) Liferay
5 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (27.59%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (26.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (25.29%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (22.99%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.15%) SAN
2 1 (1.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (50.57%) SQL Server
2 42 (48.28%) Oracle Database
3 29 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 25 (28.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 23 (26.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (22.99%) Oracle Discoverer
7 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (14.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (11.49%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (11.49%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (5.75%) OLAP
13 5 (5.75%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (5.75%) Pentaho
13 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Games
2 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) .NET
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.30%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.15%) REST
4 1 (1.15%) WCF
4 1 (1.15%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) XSD
4 1 (1.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Clustering
2 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.75%) Replication
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.15%) NHS
6 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.48%) Windows
2 23 (26.44%) Linux
2 23 (26.44%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.45%) AIX
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) HPUX
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.13%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (25.29%) Database Tuning
3 14 (16.09%) Migration
4 10 (11.49%) ETL
5 9 (10.34%) High Availability
6 8 (9.20%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.90%) Analytics
7 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.75%) Database Security
8 5 (5.75%) Presales
9 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.45%) CRM
10 3 (3.45%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.45%) Open Source
11 2 (2.30%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.30%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.57%) SQL
2 23 (26.44%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.30%) C
4 2 (2.30%) Java
4 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.30%) VB
5 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.15%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.15%) Korn
5 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 26 (29.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) OCP
3 7 (8.05%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.15%) MCITP
4 1 (1.15%) MCTS
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 25 (28.74%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (28.74%) Data Guard
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (6.90%) SCOM
2 6 (6.90%) SCOrch
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.15%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 44 (50.57%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Cognos
4 3 (3.45%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.30%) Capita
5 2 (2.30%) SAP
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.15%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.15%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.15%) HP
6 1 (1.15%) Netezza
6 1 (1.15%) Remedy
6 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
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