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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 102 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 43 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 1.50% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.60% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 20
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £308 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £421 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £30.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 - £26.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 - £34.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.57
% change year-on-year
- -7.56%
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
2934 2933 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.07% 93.50% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1747 1750 1111
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 227 209
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.21 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +26.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £39.02 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Essex +19 26 £338 -6.89% 4
Cambridgeshire -15 8 £255 -36.25% 5
Hertfordshire -5 7 £350 -1.75% 5
Bedfordshire +14 1 £400 -
Suffolk -11 1 £425 +30.76% 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (69.77%) SQL
2 48 (55.81%) SQL Server
3 25 (29.07%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (26.74%) Oracle
5 22 (25.58%) T-SQL
6 19 (22.09%) Finance
6 19 (22.09%) Migration
7 17 (19.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (19.77%) Windows
7 17 (19.77%) Oracle Database
8 15 (17.44%) Linux
8 15 (17.44%) Clustering
8 15 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (15.12%) Database Security
10 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
10 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (12.79%) UNIX
11 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
12 10 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (11.63%) High Availability
13 9 (10.47%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (9.30%) Replication
14 8 (9.30%) Progress
15 7 (8.14%) OpenEdge
15 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
15 7 (8.14%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (8.14%) Data Management
15 7 (8.14%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.14%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.14%) OpenEdge
2 3 (3.49%) Moodle
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.16%) JBoss
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.33%) MS Project
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) SAN
1 5 (5.81%) Network Security
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (55.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (19.77%) Oracle Database
3 15 (17.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.98%) DB2
7 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.81%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.81%) MySQL
8 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (3.49%) QlikView
10 2 (2.33%) DTS
10 2 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.33%) CA Gen
2 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.16%) Liquibase
3 1 (1.16%) Flyway
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Automotive
2 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.16%) J2EE
2 1 (1.16%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Clustering
2 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.30%) Replication
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 15 (17.44%) Linux
3 11 (12.79%) UNIX
4 5 (5.81%) Solaris
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) AIX
6 1 (1.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (22.09%) Migration
3 17 (19.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (15.12%) Database Security
5 10 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (11.63%) High Availability
6 7 (8.14%) Capacity Management
6 7 (8.14%) Data Management
6 7 (8.14%) Patch Management
7 6 (6.98%) Change Control
8 5 (5.81%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (4.65%) Data Architecture
9 4 (4.65%) Resource Management
9 4 (4.65%) ITIL
9 4 (4.65%) CRM
10 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.49%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.33%) Email Management
11 2 (2.33%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.33%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 60 (69.77%) SQL
2 22 (25.58%) T-SQL
3 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.49%) VBA
6 2 (2.33%) Python
6 2 (2.33%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.33%) REXX
6 2 (2.33%) COBOL
6 2 (2.33%) Perl
6 2 (2.33%) JCL
7 1 (1.16%) SELCOPY
7 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) MCSE
2 1 (1.16%) MCSA
2 1 (1.16%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.16%) OCP
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (5.81%) SCOM
2 5 (5.81%) Data Guard
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Oracle
2 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.30%) Progress
4 5 (5.81%) Citrix
5 4 (4.65%) VMware
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) NetApp
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Cognos
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