The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the East 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 76 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 15 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.98% 1.15% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.24% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £125 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £340 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +54.55%
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 East 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1440 1528 1478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.87% 92.61% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 770 665
Average daily rate £350 £320 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 101 132
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
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 the East Midlands

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Leicestershire +9 7 £350 +7.69%
Nottinghamshire +10 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire +2 1 - - 1
Derbyshire -3 1 £380 +44.76%
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East 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 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
4 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) UNIX
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) MySQL
8 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) C#
9 3 (12.00%) Sybase
9 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (8.00%) Sybase ASA
10 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East 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 (8.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) MySQL
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Sybase ASA
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Anywhere
6 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.00%) VLDB
7 1 (4.00%) OLTP
7 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Toad
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Sybase
4 2 (8.00%) Northgate
4 2 (8.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) Mercator
5 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects