The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 80 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 15 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.93% 0.77% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.84% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Average daily rate £365 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £400 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1515 1184 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.92% 91.71% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 570 629
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £214 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 129 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
DBA
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £350 +12.00%
Leicestershire -10 3 £325 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - - 2
Derbyshire - - - - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (38.24%) Oracle
4 12 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
5 11 (32.35%) Windows
6 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
9 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (17.65%) Solaris
10 6 (17.65%) AIX
10 6 (17.65%) UNIX
11 5 (14.71%) Linux
11 5 (14.71%) POSIX
11 5 (14.71%) OCP
11 5 (14.71%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (11.76%) NetApp
12 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (11.76%) Dell
12 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (11.76%) SCOM
13 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
9 3 (8.82%) MySQL
10 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.94%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) POSIX
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) NHS
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) DTV
3 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Solaris
2 6 (17.65%) AIX
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) HPUX
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Database Security
5 2 (5.88%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) OCP
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCOM
2 3 (8.82%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) NetApp
3 4 (11.76%) Dell
4 3 (8.82%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (5.88%) Tableau
6 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) BMC