The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 77 83 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 33 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.02% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.12% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 17
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +43.93%
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
2069 1966 1873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.75% 90.98% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1205 1033 855
Average daily rate £350 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 147 186
Average hourly rate £15.71 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £34.00 £34.50
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 the West Midlands

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

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham -6 14 £338 +12.50% 1
Warwickshire - 8 £350 - 1
Solihull +2 1 £400 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £400 - 1
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 45 (70.31%) SQL
2 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
3 24 (37.50%) Oracle
3 24 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 17 (26.56%) Migration
5 14 (21.88%) Linux
5 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (20.31%) PL/SQL
7 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 11 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (17.19%) Finance
8 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
9 10 (15.63%) UNIX
10 9 (14.06%) WebLogic
10 9 (14.06%) Replication
10 9 (14.06%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 8 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (10.94%) Windows
12 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (10.94%) Data Guard
13 6 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
15 4 (6.25%) Clustering
15 4 (6.25%) Retail

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (14.06%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (6.25%) Agresso
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 24 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.13%) IDMS
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (3.13%) Big Data
9 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.13%) Essbase
9 2 (3.13%) DTS
9 2 (3.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.13%) Toad
1 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) Middleware
2 2 (3.13%) MDX
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (1.56%) ODBC
3 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Replication
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) LPAR
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.56%) Informatics
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Linux
2 10 (15.63%) UNIX
3 7 (10.94%) Windows
4 4 (6.25%) Solaris
5 2 (3.13%) zOS
5 2 (3.13%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) HPUX
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Migration
2 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.25%) ETL
6 3 (4.69%) ITIL
6 3 (4.69%) SOA
7 2 (3.13%) People Management
7 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.13%) Time Management
7 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.13%) Document Management
8 1 (1.56%) Logistics
8 1 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.56%) Security Testing
8 1 (1.56%) System Testing
8 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.56%) Database Tuning
8 1 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 45 (70.31%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) PL/SQL
3 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) OCP
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.56%) Mercator
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
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