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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 101 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 27 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.06% 1.32% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.41% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 12
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£300 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £233 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £531 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+21.35% +37.33%
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
2433 2123 2251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.11% 93.07% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1139 1182
Average daily rate £385 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 242 225
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Cambridgeshire -10 9 £300 -5.88% 2
Essex 0 6 £250 -30.31% 3
Hertfordshire 0 6 £300 - 4
Norfolk - 3 - -
Bedfordshire -9 2 £350 +19.65%
Suffolk - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 41 (77.36%) SQL
2 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
3 21 (39.62%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (35.85%) Oracle
5 15 (28.30%) Replication
6 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
6 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database
7 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (22.64%) T-SQL
8 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (18.87%) Clustering
10 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (13.21%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (13.21%) UNIX
11 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
11 7 (13.21%) Change Management
11 7 (13.21%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (11.32%) Windows
12 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (9.43%) Database Security
13 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
13 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (9.43%) Finance
13 5 (9.43%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (9.43%) Snowflake Schema

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (1.89%) IIS
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) LAN
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database
3 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (9.43%) Snowflake Schema
10 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (7.55%) MySQL
10 4 (7.55%) DB2
11 2 (3.77%) MS Access
11 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) Kendo UI
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Replication
2 10 (18.87%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.77%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Equities
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) UNIX
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (13.21%) Change Management
2 7 (13.21%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (9.43%) Database Security
4 4 (7.55%) Analytics
4 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) High Availability
5 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) Security Management
6 2 (3.77%) Data Management
6 2 (3.77%) Migration
6 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Coaching
7 1 (1.89%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.89%) Wealth Management
7 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (77.36%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.55%) JCL
5 4 (7.55%) Assembly Language
5 4 (7.55%) REXX
5 4 (7.55%) COBOL
5 4 (7.55%) SELCOPY
6 2 (3.77%) VBA
6 2 (3.77%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
7 1 (1.89%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.77%) MCDBA
3 2 (3.77%) MCITP
4 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.77%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Teradata
4 3 (5.66%) Red Gate
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Tableau
6 1 (1.89%) Netezza
6 1 (1.89%) Telerik
6 1 (1.89%) Sybase
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