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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 49 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 54 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.07% 0.96% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 1.02% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 9 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £439 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +68.26%
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
1664 1470 1193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.65% 94.11% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 723 553
Average daily rate £363 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 149 131
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.16 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +15.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 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 +20 24 £325 -13.33% 6
Leicestershire +14 13 £315 -3.07%
Derbyshire - 7 £313 - 1
Northamptonshire -7 6 £400 -
Lincolnshire -1 1 - - 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 50 (76.92%) SQL
2 46 (70.77%) SQL Server
3 24 (36.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (27.69%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (26.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 15 (23.08%) Oracle
7 15 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (18.46%) Windows
9 11 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (16.92%) ETL
9 11 (16.92%) MySQL
10 9 (13.85%) Linux
11 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
11 8 (12.31%) High Availability
12 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (10.77%) Finance
12 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.77%) UNIX
13 6 (9.23%) Statistics
13 6 (9.23%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (7.69%) SLA
14 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
14 5 (7.69%) Replication
14 5 (7.69%) Clustering
15 4 (6.15%) Migration
15 4 (6.15%) Active Directory

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) SAN
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (70.77%) SQL Server
2 24 (36.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (26.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (16.92%) MySQL
7 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
8 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (6.15%) DB2
10 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.62%) DTS
10 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.54%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) POSIX
1 2 (3.08%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.54%) JSON
2 1 (1.54%) STL
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Statistics
2 5 (7.69%) Replication
2 5 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
3 7 (10.77%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) zOS
4 2 (3.08%) Solaris
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (16.92%) ETL
4 8 (12.31%) High Availability
5 6 (9.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.15%) Migration
6 4 (6.15%) Database Tuning
6 4 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.15%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (6.15%) Inmon Methodology
6 4 (6.15%) Database Security
7 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.08%) Benchmarking
8 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.08%) UML
9 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.54%) Data Management
9 1 (1.54%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.54%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (76.92%) SQL
2 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.15%) Perl
5 3 (4.62%) C#
6 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.08%) Python
6 2 (3.08%) PHP
6 2 (3.08%) Ruby
6 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) OCP
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.62%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) NetApp
4 1 (1.54%) Tableau
4 1 (1.54%) Percona
4 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) Dell
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix
4 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com