The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / East of England
Rank 104 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 19 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 0.77% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.81% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 11
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +11.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +11.46%

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
2072 2218 2453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.35% 95.36% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1196 1328 1479
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 223 204
Median hourly rate £34.56 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.48% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £315 +5.00% 1
Bedfordshire +11 3 £325 -13.33% 3
Hertfordshire -4 3 £450 +20.00%
Suffolk - 3 - -
Essex -9 2 £313 +4.16%
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 of England region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
2 30 (56.60%) SQL
3 21 (39.62%) Oracle
4 20 (37.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (32.08%) Oracle Database
6 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (28.30%) Clustering
7 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (24.53%) T-SQL
8 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
8 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (20.75%) Replication
10 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (16.98%) ITIL
12 9 (16.98%) Migration
12 9 (16.98%) SAN
12 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
13 8 (15.09%) Linux
13 8 (15.09%) High Availability
14 7 (13.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (13.21%) Database Security
14 7 (13.21%) SOA
14 7 (13.21%) Oracle EBS R12
14 7 (13.21%) Data Guard
15 6 (11.32%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (11.32%) Oracle RMAN

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (13.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (11.32%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.89%) MFGPRO
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (32.08%) Oracle Database
4 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (24.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.77%) DB2
11 2 (3.77%) DTS
11 2 (3.77%) MySQL
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.55%) Advertising
2 2 (3.77%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Clustering
2 11 (20.75%) Replication
3 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Unix
4 3 (5.66%) AIX
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Solaris
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (16.98%) ITIL
3 9 (16.98%) Migration
4 8 (15.09%) High Availability
5 7 (13.21%) Database Security
5 7 (13.21%) SOA
6 6 (11.32%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (9.43%) Database Tuning
7 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.43%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.55%) Change Management
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.55%) Line Management
9 3 (5.66%) E-business
9 3 (5.66%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (7.55%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) MCDBA
3 2 (3.77%) OCP
4 1 (1.89%) MCITP
4 1 (1.89%) MCSA
4 1 (1.89%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.89%) iptables
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Data Guard
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (5.66%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.89%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Progress
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) EMC
5 1 (1.89%) Imperva
5 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) Teradata
5 1 (1.89%) TippingPoint