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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 93 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 24 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.81% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.89% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 9
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.91%
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
2318 2362 1911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.65% 91.37% 91.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1196 992
Average daily rate £365 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 175 134
Average hourly rate £16.55 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +3 8 £375 +7.14% 3
Herefordshire - 3 £318 - 2
Staffordshire - 3 £450 - 1
Warwickshire +9 2 £396 - 1
Worcestershire +2 2 £348 -0.71% 1
Sutton Coldfield +2 1 £310 -5.34%
Coventry - 1 £425 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (63.83%) SQL
3 21 (44.68%) Oracle
4 20 (42.55%) T-SQL
5 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (29.79%) Windows
7 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
8 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
9 9 (19.15%) ETL
9 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (19.15%) MySQL
9 9 (19.15%) Java
10 8 (17.02%) XML
10 8 (17.02%) CGI
10 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.02%) Internet
10 8 (17.02%) Firewall
10 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (17.02%) Ruby
10 8 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
11 7 (14.89%) Replication
11 7 (14.89%) SSL
11 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (14.89%) Linux
12 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
12 6 (12.77%) SUSE

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
1 8 (17.02%) Internet
1 8 (17.02%) Firewall
2 7 (14.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
5 9 (19.15%) MySQL
6 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
10 2 (4.26%) DTS
11 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Liquibase
1 1 (2.13%) Flyway
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) XML
1 8 (17.02%) CGI
1 8 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) JSP
3 1 (2.13%) Ajax
3 1 (2.13%) XHTML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Replication
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) SUSE
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) ETL
1 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
2 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.77%) Open Source
2 6 (12.77%) Analytics
2 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (8.51%) Data Security
3 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Database Tuning
4 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
4 3 (6.38%) Network Design
4 3 (6.38%) Data Transformation
4 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.26%) Database Security
5 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.13%) Data Architecture
6 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 20 (42.55%) T-SQL
3 9 (19.15%) Java
4 8 (17.02%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Oracle
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
United Christian Broadcasters LTD
Rate: From £26,932 to £30,692 per annum depending on skill and experience.
Posted: 14 days ago