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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 91 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 33 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 1.20% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.25% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 27
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £216 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £22.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.57%
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
2453 2643 2867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.80% 95.80% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1467 1595
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 238 213
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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
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 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Essex +12 17 £300 -4.00%
Hertfordshire +2 11 £400 +14.28% 1
Suffolk +4 2 £425 +54.54% 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £413 -
East Anglia -1 1 £375 -
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 45 (81.82%) SQL
2 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
3 22 (40.00%) Clustering
3 22 (40.00%) Oracle
3 22 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (29.09%) Data Guard
4 16 (29.09%) High Availability
5 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 14 (25.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (23.64%) Oracle Database
7 13 (23.64%) PL/SQL
8 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
8 12 (21.82%) Windows
8 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
10 8 (14.55%) Manufacturing
10 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (14.55%) Change Control
11 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (12.73%) DB2
11 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (10.91%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (10.91%) Database Mirroring
13 5 (9.09%) RedGate

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 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
1 1 (1.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (23.64%) Oracle Database
4 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (12.73%) DB2
6 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.64%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.82%) FileMaker
12 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (14.55%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.09%) Automotive
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Advertising
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
3 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.09%) zOS
5 2 (3.64%) Unix
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (29.09%) High Availability
3 8 (14.55%) Change Control
4 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (10.91%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (7.27%) Time Management
7 3 (5.45%) CRM
7 3 (5.45%) Data Management
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps
7 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.64%) Migration
8 2 (3.64%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.64%) Project Management
8 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.82%) Case Management
9 1 (1.82%) Email Management
9 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing Engineering
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (81.82%) SQL
2 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 13 (23.64%) PL/SQL
4 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) MCSA
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) RACF
1 4 (7.27%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) Data Guard
2 14 (25.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) RedGate
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Infor
4 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) IBM