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 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 79 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 20 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.24% 1.14% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.20% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 10
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£413 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.57
% change year-on-year
- -7.56%
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
1517 1413 1502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.11% 94.52% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 729 761
Average daily rate £353 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £133
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 97 106 97
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £37.50 £37.50
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 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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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

DBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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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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
Nottinghamshire 0 11 £450 - 4
Derbyshire +1 4 - - 3
Northamptonshire -3 2 £413 - 1
Leicestershire -5 2 £425 +21.42%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 44 (69.84%) SQL
2 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 14 (22.22%) Oracle
6 13 (20.63%) MySQL
6 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (15.87%) Finance
10 9 (14.29%) ETL
10 9 (14.29%) Clustering
10 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database
10 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
12 7 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (9.52%) Linux
13 6 (9.52%) DB2
13 6 (9.52%) Replication
14 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (7.94%) OLAP
14 5 (7.94%) C#
14 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
14 5 (7.94%) zOS
14 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
15 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (6.35%) Kimball Methodology
15 4 (6.35%) DTS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (3.17%) CICS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (20.63%) MySQL
3 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 6 (9.52%) DB2
8 5 (7.94%) OLAP
8 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
8 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (6.35%) DTS
10 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
1 2 (3.17%) POSIX
1 2 (3.17%) ISPF
2 1 (1.59%) JSON
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.59%) WSH
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) STL
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Clustering
2 6 (9.52%) Replication
3 3 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.59%) CMDB
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) zOS
3 3 (4.76%) CentOS
3 3 (4.76%) UNIX
3 3 (4.76%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) AIX
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
4 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) ETL
1 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
4 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.35%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.76%) Inmon Methodology
5 3 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.76%) Migration
5 3 (4.76%) CRM
6 2 (3.17%) ITIL
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.17%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (3.17%) Database Security
6 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 44 (69.84%) SQL
2 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.94%) C#
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
4 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.17%) Ruby
6 2 (3.17%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) Python
6 2 (3.17%) REXX
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) JCL
7 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) OCP
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.17%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.76%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.17%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) IBM
3 2 (3.17%) BMC
3 2 (3.17%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) Tableau
4 1 (1.59%) Percona
4 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.59%) HP