The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 34 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 23 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.29% 1.89% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 1.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -
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 £37.50 £40.57
% change year-on-year
- -7.56%
DBA
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
499 352 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.10% 94.88% 97.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 216 252
Average daily rate £375 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £128 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 37
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.65 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.82 £45.00
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 West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the West Sussex region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the West Sussex region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

DBA
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Crawley +5 16 £328 +10.08%
Gatwick - 2 £348 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 11 (42.31%) Migration
3 11 (42.31%) Replication
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (38.46%) Linux
4 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) MySQL
7 6 (23.08%) IIS
7 6 (23.08%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL
9 4 (15.38%) UNIX
9 4 (15.38%) Solaris
9 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
9 4 (15.38%) Big Data
10 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (11.54%) High Availability
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) LDAP
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) MySQL
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
5 4 (15.38%) Big Data
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.85%) OLTP
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
4 4 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Migration
2 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Server Building
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (11.54%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos
4 1 (3.85%) BMC