The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 28 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.95% 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 0.57% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +27.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford 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
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
201 175 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 98.05% 91.15% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 96 56
Average daily rate £350 £303 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) DTS
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (27.27%) Replication
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Firmware
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (18.18%) WebLogic

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) DTS
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) HPUX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Database Security
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) CommVault