The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of England 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 97 94 98
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 47 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 1.07% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.14% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 15
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £255 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.60 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
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 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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
Essex -4 27 £375 -11.76% 9
Suffolk -4 8 £350 +7.69% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £425 +86.81% 3
Hertfordshire -7 4 £500 +29.03% 4
Bedfordshire -17 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 56 (70.00%) SQL
2 47 (58.75%) SQL Server
3 28 (35.00%) Oracle
4 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database
5 20 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (22.50%) Clustering
7 17 (21.25%) Data Guard
8 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (17.50%) Linux
9 14 (17.50%) UNIX
9 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
10 13 (16.25%) Replication
11 12 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (15.00%) Windows
11 12 (15.00%) MySQL
12 11 (13.75%) IIS
12 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (13.75%) Migration
12 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (12.50%) VMware
13 10 (12.50%) Foglight
13 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
13 10 (12.50%) Apache
14 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (10.00%) AIX
15 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (13.75%) IIS
2 10 (12.50%) Apache
3 8 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.50%) CMS
6 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) SAN
2 2 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) RFID
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (58.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database
3 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (15.00%) MySQL
6 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (8.75%) DB2
10 6 (7.50%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
12 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (5.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.25%) Subversion
3 1 (1.25%) Maven
3 1 (1.25%) Ant
3 1 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 7 (8.75%) Publishing
2 6 (7.50%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Games
3 4 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Clustering
2 13 (16.25%) Replication
3 4 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.00%) FMCG
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.25%) Open Source
5 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Linux
1 14 (17.50%) UNIX
2 12 (15.00%) Windows
3 8 (10.00%) AIX
4 7 (8.75%) Solaris
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (13.75%) Migration
4 8 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (8.75%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (7.50%) Business Continuity
6 6 (7.50%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (6.25%) High Availability
7 5 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.25%) Change Management
7 5 (6.25%) ETL
8 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.75%) Data Security
9 3 (3.75%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.50%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.00%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.50%) Perl
5 2 (2.50%) C
5 2 (2.50%) AWK
5 2 (2.50%) Bourne shell
5 2 (2.50%) sed
6 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.25%) C#
6 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.25%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) Data Guard
2 10 (12.50%) Foglight
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Oracle
2 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (3.75%) Sybase
4 3 (3.75%) HP
5 1 (1.25%) Tableau
5 1 (1.25%) Netezza
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco
5 1 (1.25%) Progress
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.25%) Sage
5 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago