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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 86 100 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 35 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.55% 1.27% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.33% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 14
Median daily rate £388 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £38.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.28% +1.40%
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
2150 2475 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.30% 94.94% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1436 1768
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 259 191
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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
Hertfordshire -9 10 £425 -5.55% 1
Essex +1 8 £258 -14.16% 2
Suffolk +7 7 £320 - 2
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £400 +33.33%
Bedfordshire +4 3 £325 -3.70% 3
Norfolk - 1 £700 - 2
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 46 (68.66%) SQL
2 39 (58.21%) SQL Server
3 27 (40.30%) Oracle
4 22 (32.84%) Clustering
5 20 (29.85%) Oracle Database
6 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (23.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (23.88%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (20.90%) High Availability
8 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (17.91%) Data Guard
10 12 (17.91%) Migration
10 12 (17.91%) T-SQL
11 11 (16.42%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (16.42%) Replication
12 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
13 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (13.43%) SAN
13 9 (13.43%) Shell Script
14 8 (11.94%) PL/SQL
14 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
15 7 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (10.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (10.45%) Database Security
15 7 (10.45%) Capacity Planning

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 (10.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.46%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.49%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (58.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (29.85%) Oracle Database
3 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (23.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (4.48%) DB2
10 3 (4.48%) QlikView
10 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.99%) DTS
11 2 (2.99%) MySQL
11 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.99%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.97%) Advertising
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Automotive
2 2 (2.99%) Local Government
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Clustering
2 11 (16.42%) Replication
3 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Unix
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
5 1 (1.49%) AIX
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (20.90%) High Availability
3 12 (17.91%) Migration
4 7 (10.45%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (10.45%) Database Security
4 7 (10.45%) ITIL
4 7 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (10.45%) SOA
5 5 (7.46%) Database Tuning
5 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.46%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (5.97%) Change Control
6 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.97%) Data Management
6 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.97%) Line Management
7 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.48%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 46 (68.66%) SQL
2 12 (17.91%) T-SQL
3 9 (13.43%) Shell Script
4 8 (11.94%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (5.97%) MCSE
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.99%) MCITP
4 2 (2.99%) OCP
5 1 (1.49%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.49%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Data Guard
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (5.97%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (1.49%) Nagios
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.49%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Oracle
2 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) EMC
5 1 (1.49%) Imperva
5 1 (1.49%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.49%) Progress
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.49%) Sybase
5 1 (1.49%) Tableau
5 1 (1.49%) Teradata
5 1 (1.49%) TippingPoint