The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 103 99 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 20 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 1.04% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.07% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 21
Average daily rate £300 £309 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% -7.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £180 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £353 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £35.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +12.21%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2238 2424 2306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.48% 96.50% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1342 1424 1258
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 227 242
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £40.00 £41.00
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 of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the East of England region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the East of England region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Essex -1 12 £300 -5.77% 2
Hertfordshire +11 5 £389 - 8
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £291 +16.50% 2
Bedfordshire +6 1 £375 +7.14%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 47 (82.46%) SQL
2 34 (59.65%) Oracle
3 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 24 (42.11%) Oracle Database
4 22 (38.60%) PL/SQL
4 22 (38.60%) Oracle RMAN
5 20 (35.09%) Clustering
6 17 (29.82%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (22.81%) High Availability
8 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
8 12 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 12 (21.05%) Windows
8 12 (21.05%) ETL
9 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
9 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (17.54%) Data Guard
10 10 (17.54%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (15.79%) Finance
11 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
12 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (12.28%) ETL Development
13 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (10.53%) Migration
14 6 (10.53%) Linux
15 5 (8.77%) Automotive

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) Documentum
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Moodle
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) Oracle Database
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.51%) DB2
7 2 (3.51%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (3.51%) FileMaker
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.75%) MySQL
8 1 (1.75%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Automotive
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) J2EE
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.51%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.53%) Linux
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) Unix
6 3 (5.26%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (22.81%) High Availability
3 12 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 12 (21.05%) ETL
4 7 (12.28%) ETL Development
5 6 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (7.02%) Change Control
6 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.26%) Database Mirroring
7 3 (5.26%) Database Security
8 2 (3.51%) CRM
8 2 (3.51%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.51%) Data Management
8 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.51%) Project Management
8 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.75%) Fault Management
9 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.75%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (82.46%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) PL/SQL
3 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.02%) Java
6 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (38.60%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (17.54%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) ION Trading
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Red Gate
3 2 (3.51%) Citrix
3 2 (3.51%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Sun
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