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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 82 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 37 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.94% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 7
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£350 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £460 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +38.46%
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
2331 1909 2056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.66% 92.58% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 1039 1020
Average daily rate £350 £345 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 151 170
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 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 October 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 -1 14 £350 +24.44% 5
Warwickshire - 5 £325 - 1
Shropshire - 4 £373 -
Wolverhampton -4 3 £288 -10.15% 1
Worcestershire -6 2 £350 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £328 -
Coventry - 1 £400 - 3
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (76.47%) SQL
2 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
3 21 (41.18%) Oracle
4 20 (39.22%) Oracle Database
5 16 (31.37%) Migration
6 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (23.53%) PL/SQL
8 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
8 11 (21.57%) WebLogic
8 11 (21.57%) UNIX
8 11 (21.57%) Linux
8 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (15.69%) Finance
10 8 (15.69%) Replication
10 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (15.69%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
10 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (13.73%) Data Guard
11 7 (13.73%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
12 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
13 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS R12
13 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (9.80%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (9.80%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (21.57%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (7.84%) Agresso
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (39.22%) Oracle Database
3 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (5.88%) DTS
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (3.92%) MySQL
10 2 (3.92%) QlikView
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (3.92%) Big Data
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (3.92%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.92%) Toad
1 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
1 2 (3.92%) MDX
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Replication
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) LPAR
5 1 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.96%) Informatics
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) UNIX
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Solaris
4 2 (3.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Migration
2 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.80%) ETL
5 3 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (3.92%) Time Management
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL
6 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.96%) Data Transformation
7 1 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.96%) Coaching
7 1 (1.96%) People Management
7 1 (1.96%) Data Security
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
5 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) OCP
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Sun
2 2 (3.92%) EMC
2 2 (3.92%) Hyperion
2 2 (3.92%) NetApp
3 1 (1.96%) Peregrine
3 1 (1.96%) Remedy
3 1 (1.96%) Sybase
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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