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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 93 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 29 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.27% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.37% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 15
Average daily rate £313 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £180 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +8.66%
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
2406 2038 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 92.26% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1133 1032
Average daily rate £384 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 183 143
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 8 £260 -25.71% 4
Sutton Coldfield - 6 - - 1
West Bromwich +6 2 - - 1
Solihull -13 2 £450 +12.50% 1
Shropshire -17 2 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £275 -
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
Staffordshire -6 1 - - 5
Coventry -12 1 £375 +108.33% 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 51 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (72.06%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (32.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (32.35%) Oracle
5 20 (29.41%) T-SQL
5 20 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (27.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database
8 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (22.06%) Windows
10 13 (19.12%) Replication
11 12 (17.65%) Unix
11 12 (17.65%) Migration
12 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
13 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
13 9 (13.24%) ETL
13 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (13.24%) Finance
14 8 (11.76%) Clustering
14 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (10.29%) High Availability
15 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2014
16 6 (8.82%) .NET

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (32.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (27.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database
7 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (7.35%) OLAP
11 5 (7.35%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (7.35%) Pentaho
11 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
12 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (4.41%) Ingres
13 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Replication
2 8 (11.76%) Clustering
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Unix
3 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.88%) Linux
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) AIX
6 1 (1.47%) HPUX
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (17.65%) Migration
3 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.24%) ETL
4 7 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (10.29%) High Availability
5 6 (8.82%) Database Security
5 6 (8.82%) Database Tuning
6 5 (7.35%) Analytics
7 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.41%) CRM
8 2 (2.94%) Data Security
8 2 (2.94%) Database Theory
8 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.94%) Relational Database Theory
8 2 (2.94%) Release Management
9 1 (1.47%) Database Optimisation
9 1 (1.47%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (72.06%) SQL
2 20 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.88%) C
4 2 (2.94%) Perl
4 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.94%) VB
4 2 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (1.47%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) OCP
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.41%) SCOM
3 3 (4.41%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.94%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Oracle
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) Cognos
4 1 (1.47%) Capita
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) Sybase
4 1 (1.47%) VMware
Coventry
Capita plc
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 21 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago