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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 84 69 89
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 11 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 1.45% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.50% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +8.66%
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
1485 1400 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.83% 96.62% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 761 760
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £212 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 86 123
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.44 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Nottinghamshire -3 7 £363 +16.93% 2
Northamptonshire +15 3 £375 +17.18% 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) MySQL
3 8 (30.77%) Replication
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 6 (23.08%) Unix
5 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
7 4 (15.38%) SAN
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
7 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (15.38%) Data Guard
7 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (11.54%) CentOS
8 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) High Availability
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (11.54%) Database Security
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.85%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.69%) DB2
7 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (3.85%) OLAP
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.85%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) ERwin
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) POSIX
2 2 (7.69%) WSH
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Replication
2 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) AIX
2 3 (11.54%) CentOS
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
3 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Database Security
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) High Availability
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (3.85%) Data Security
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) DNA
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Data Guard
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
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