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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 100 90 96
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 21 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.91% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.00% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 10
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£350 £300 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +88.69%
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
2356 1909 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.18% 91.73% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 991 1053
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 134 141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.71 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £35.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -2 10 £350 +18.14% 1
Solihull +5 2 - -
Shropshire -4 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £328 -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Walsall - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Coventry - - - - 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (80.43%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
3 17 (36.96%) Oracle
4 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database
5 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
7 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (21.74%) Migration
7 10 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (19.57%) Linux
9 8 (17.39%) UNIX
9 8 (17.39%) Windows
9 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
9 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
9 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (17.39%) Data Guard
10 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (13.04%) Clustering
10 6 (13.04%) WebLogic
11 5 (10.87%) Solaris
11 5 (10.87%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (10.87%) ETL
11 5 (10.87%) Finance
11 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (10.87%) Replication

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) SMS
2 2 (4.35%) SNA
3 1 (2.17%) 3G
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) 2G
3 1 (2.17%) LTE
3 1 (2.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database
3 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (10.87%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.70%) OLTP
9 3 (6.52%) DB2
9 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
1 2 (4.35%) Toad
1 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Streams
1 2 (4.35%) ISPF
1 2 (4.35%) MDX
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
2 5 (10.87%) Replication
3 3 (6.52%) LPAR
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) UNIX
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Solaris
4 3 (6.52%) AIX
4 3 (6.52%) zOS
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Migration
1 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (10.87%) ETL
3 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.52%) Release Management
5 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.35%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) Time Management
5 2 (4.35%) SOA
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (2.17%) CRM
6 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.17%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Data Security
6 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.17%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
3 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.35%) JCL
5 2 (4.35%) REXX
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) VBScript
6 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.35%) RACF
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.70%) SCOM
2 4 (8.70%) Control-M
3 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.52%) MOM
3 3 (6.52%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (6.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.35%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) NetApp
2 4 (8.70%) SAP
3 3 (6.52%) Sun
3 3 (6.52%) EMC
3 3 (6.52%) BMC
4 2 (4.35%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) Peregrine
5 1 (2.17%) Remedy
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Dell
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
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