The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 89 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.76% 1.33% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.40% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Median daily rate £360 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.12% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £368 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
1520 1501 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.90% 95.36% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 910 703
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 121
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -0.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East Midlands region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -7 5 £319 -20.31% 4
Leicestershire - 3 £360 -
Derbyshire +4 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) MySQL
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (16.67%) Database Security
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (12.50%) Unix
7 3 (12.50%) AIX
7 3 (12.50%) POSIX
7 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (12.50%) Clustering
7 3 (12.50%) Solaris
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (12.50%) High Availability
7 3 (12.50%) Data Guard
7 3 (12.50%) Database Tuning
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.17%) DB2
6 1 (4.17%) GIS
6 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.17%) VLDB
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) POSIX
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) AIX
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) HPUX
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Database Security
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
1 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (12.50%) Database Tuning
2 3 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) DNA
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (12.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) CA
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) ESRI
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Percona
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