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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 98 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 46 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.43% 1.11% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.17% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 22
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £426 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -19.25%
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
3053 2384 2414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.17% 94.30% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1831 1377 1214
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 150 166
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.14 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.20 £32.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Birmingham +3 17 £369 -1.66%
Warwickshire +4 6 £343 -13.51% 1
Staffordshire -1 4 £313 -28.57% 2
Coventry -8 4 £349 -17.88% 1
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Herefordshire -8 1 £450 +33.33% 2
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 55 (56.70%) SQL
2 52 (53.61%) SQL Server
3 49 (50.52%) Performance Tuning
4 45 (46.39%) Oracle
5 40 (41.24%) Oracle Database
6 32 (32.99%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (31.96%) Oracle EBS R12
7 31 (31.96%) Oracle EBS
7 31 (31.96%) WebLogic
8 30 (30.93%) Windows
8 30 (30.93%) Linux
8 30 (30.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 28 (28.87%) Shell Script
10 27 (27.84%) Oracle Applications
11 26 (26.80%) Data Guard
12 24 (24.74%) Oracle Application Server
12 24 (24.74%) Oracle Discoverer
12 24 (24.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 24 (24.74%) Unix
13 23 (23.71%) Oracle 11i
13 23 (23.71%) T-SQL
13 23 (23.71%) Database Tuning
13 23 (23.71%) Virtual Machines
14 22 (22.68%) Security Cleared
15 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
17 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
18 16 (16.49%) Oracle BI EE
18 16 (16.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (16.49%) Microsoft

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 31 (31.96%) WebLogic
2 24 (24.74%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (5.15%) Liferay
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.03%) Drupal
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (31.96%) Oracle EBS
1 31 (31.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 27 (27.84%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (23.71%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (4.12%) Primavera
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.12%) IaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Taleo
4 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) VLAN
2 2 (2.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (53.61%) SQL Server
2 40 (41.24%) Oracle Database
3 30 (30.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (24.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 24 (24.74%) Oracle Discoverer
5 16 (16.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
11 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
11 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (3.09%) DTS
13 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.06%) Subversion
2 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.09%) Advertising
2 2 (2.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) Oracle ADF
2 4 (4.12%) .NET
3 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.03%) HTML
5 1 (1.03%) Middleware
5 1 (1.03%) REST
5 1 (1.03%) WCF
5 1 (1.03%) XML
5 1 (1.03%) XSD
5 1 (1.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Clustering
2 6 (6.19%) Replication
3 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.09%) Statistics
6 2 (2.06%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) Linux
1 30 (30.93%) Windows
2 24 (24.74%) Unix
3 7 (7.22%) AIX
3 7 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (7.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.06%) HPUX
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (23.71%) Database Tuning
3 16 (16.49%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (13.40%) Mentoring
5 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (10.31%) Migration
7 9 (9.28%) ETL
8 8 (8.25%) High Availability
9 6 (6.19%) Presales
10 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.15%) Open Source
11 3 (3.09%) Data Migration
11 3 (3.09%) ERP
11 3 (3.09%) ITIL
11 3 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (2.06%) Logical Data Model
12 2 (2.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.70%) SQL
2 28 (28.87%) Shell Script
3 23 (23.71%) T-SQL
4 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.15%) Java
6 2 (2.06%) C#
6 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.03%) Korn
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.03%) VB
7 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.62%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) OCP
3 10 (10.31%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.09%) MCITP
4 3 (3.09%) MCTS
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 32 (32.99%) Oracle RAC
2 23 (23.71%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (26.80%) Data Guard
2 13 (13.40%) SCOM
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.06%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.03%) OpenView
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (46.39%) Oracle
2 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.15%) MuleSoft
5 4 (4.12%) VMware
6 2 (2.06%) RedGate
7 1 (1.03%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.03%) Capita
7 1 (1.03%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.03%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) Remedy
7 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.03%) Sybase
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