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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 81 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 20 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.25% 1.04% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.10% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £378 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +37.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £349 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £538 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+188.46% -62.85%
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
1502 1368 1350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.05% 94.54% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 703 677
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 123 99
Average hourly rate £12.88 £13.62 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% -22.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £37.50 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 29 July 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 -6 10 £400 +6.66% 2
Derbyshire -1 5 - - 4
Northamptonshire +1 3 £381 -
Leicestershire -7 1 £475 -24.00%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 57 (77.03%) SQL
2 50 (67.57%) SQL Server
3 21 (28.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (28.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (22.97%) T-SQL
5 16 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (20.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (18.92%) Oracle
7 14 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (16.22%) MySQL
8 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (14.86%) Clustering
9 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.51%) Finance
10 10 (13.51%) Windows
10 10 (13.51%) ETL
11 9 (12.16%) Linux
12 8 (10.81%) DB2
12 8 (10.81%) High Availability
12 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
13 7 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (8.11%) zOS
14 6 (8.11%) UNIX
14 6 (8.11%) Statistics
14 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (6.76%) Replication
15 5 (6.76%) OLAP

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.70%) CICS
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (28.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (16.22%) MySQL
5 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (10.81%) DB2
6 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
7 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (6.76%) OLAP
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (5.41%) DTS
10 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.35%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) POSIX
1 2 (2.70%) ISPF
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) STL
2 1 (1.35%) XML
2 1 (1.35%) JSON
2 1 (1.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Clustering
2 6 (8.11%) Statistics
3 5 (6.76%) Replication
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) HACMP
5 1 (1.35%) CMDB
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Linux
3 6 (8.11%) zOS
3 6 (8.11%) UNIX
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.35%) AIX
5 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (20.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (13.51%) ETL
4 8 (10.81%) High Availability
5 7 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.76%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.41%) Inmon Methodology
7 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.05%) Database Tuning
8 3 (4.05%) Open Source
8 3 (4.05%) Database Security
8 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.05%) CRM
9 2 (2.70%) ITIL
9 2 (2.70%) Change Management
9 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.70%) Project Management
9 2 (2.70%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 57 (77.03%) SQL
2 17 (22.97%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.41%) C#
3 4 (5.41%) Perl
3 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.70%) Ruby
4 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) PHP
4 2 (2.70%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) REXX
4 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.70%) JCL
5 1 (1.35%) AWK
5 1 (1.35%) VB
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) OCP
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Data Guard
1 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.70%) MAINVIEW
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Oracle
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) HP
3 2 (2.70%) IBM
3 2 (2.70%) BMC
3 2 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) Tableau
4 1 (1.35%) Percona
4 1 (1.35%) NetApp
4 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.35%) Dell
4 1 (1.35%) Citrix
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