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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 76 90 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 31 19 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.43% 0.91% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.01% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £349 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -14.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £266 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+21.35% +37.33%
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
1961 1888 1701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.66% 90.60% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 981 792
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £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 171 136 185
Average hourly rate £15.61 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.80% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 11 £338 -6.89% 2
Warwickshire - 7 £375 -
Coventry - 5 £180 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £300 - 1
Solihull - 1 £400 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £400 -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Walsall - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 43 (68.25%) SQL
2 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 22 (34.92%) Oracle
4 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
6 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.05%) Migration
7 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (17.46%) Linux
9 10 (15.87%) PL/SQL
9 10 (15.87%) Finance
9 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
11 8 (12.70%) UNIX
11 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (12.70%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (11.11%) Data Guard
12 7 (11.11%) WebLogic
12 7 (11.11%) Replication
13 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
13 6 (9.52%) Windows
13 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
13 6 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
14 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
14 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (6.35%) Agresso
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (6.35%) MS Access
10 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (3.17%) IDMS
11 2 (3.17%) DB2
12 1 (1.59%) OLAP
12 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.59%) MySQL
12 1 (1.59%) DTS
12 1 (1.59%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.59%) Toad
1 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.17%) Middleware
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) ODBC
3 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.59%) MDX
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Replication
2 4 (6.35%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) LPAR
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.59%) Informatics
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) UNIX
3 6 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) zOS
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
4 2 (3.17%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) HPUX
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Migration
2 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
3 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.76%) ITIL
4 3 (4.76%) ETL
5 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.17%) People Management
5 2 (3.17%) Document Management
6 1 (1.59%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.59%) SOA
6 1 (1.59%) CRM
6 1 (1.59%) Change Management
6 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.59%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
3 10 (15.87%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) OCP
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Oracle
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) Mercator
3 1 (1.59%) HP
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