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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 106 109 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 41 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.32% 1.32% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.42% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 20
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£350 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £318 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+188.46% -65.33%
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
2910 2813 2246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.39% 92.69% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1777 1654 1135
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 229 239
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.32 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 July 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
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 July 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
Hertfordshire -6 16 £350 -9.67% 4
Essex +7 14 £325 -16.12% 5
Cambridgeshire -10 8 £359 -13.03% 1
Bedfordshire +10 1 £400 - 2
Suffolk 0 1 £425 +30.76%
East Anglia - 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (65.15%) SQL
2 38 (57.58%) SQL Server
3 17 (25.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 16 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (19.70%) Oracle
6 13 (19.70%) Windows
6 13 (19.70%) Migration
7 12 (18.18%) Linux
7 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (15.15%) Finance
10 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.64%) UNIX
10 9 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (13.64%) Database Security
11 8 (12.12%) DB2
11 8 (12.12%) Progress
12 7 (10.61%) OpenEdge
12 7 (10.61%) Capacity Management
12 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
12 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (10.61%) Patch Management
13 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
13 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (9.09%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (10.61%) OpenEdge
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.03%) DNS
1 2 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (12.12%) DB2
6 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
7 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
8 5 (7.58%) MySQL
9 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (3.03%) DTS
12 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) CA Gen
2 2 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.52%) Liquibase
3 1 (1.52%) Flyway
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) J2EE
1 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.52%) ODBC
1 1 (1.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Replication
1 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.55%) Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) UNIX
4 2 (3.03%) Solaris
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (19.70%) Migration
4 9 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (13.64%) Database Security
5 7 (10.61%) Patch Management
5 7 (10.61%) Capacity Management
6 5 (7.58%) High Availability
7 4 (6.06%) Resource Management
7 4 (6.06%) ITIL
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.03%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.03%) Change Control
9 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.03%) ETL
9 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.03%) Database Tuning
10 1 (1.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.06%) Assembly Language
3 4 (6.06%) REXX
3 4 (6.06%) COBOL
3 4 (6.06%) JCL
4 3 (4.55%) SELCOPY
5 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.03%) Perl
5 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) C
6 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) MCSE
2 1 (1.52%) MCSA
2 1 (1.52%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.52%) OCP
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.12%) Progress
4 4 (6.06%) VMware
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (1.52%) NetApp
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos
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