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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 97 90 117
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 39 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.58% 1.65% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.73% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 29
Median daily rate £325 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £282 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-13.24% -19.25%
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
2365 2714 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.36% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1540 1731
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 242 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Suffolk +10 9 £315 -25.88% 1
Hertfordshire -3 9 £383 -15.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +26 6 £350 +37.25% 2
Essex -11 6 £290 -17.14% 2
Bedfordshire -3 5 £319 -20.31% 5
Norfolk - 3 £700 -
East Anglia - 1 £500 -
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 63 (77.78%) SQL
2 45 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 27 (33.33%) Clustering
4 26 (32.10%) Oracle
4 26 (32.10%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (24.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (24.69%) High Availability
6 19 (23.46%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (20.99%) Data Guard
9 16 (19.75%) Oracle Database
10 15 (18.52%) Oracle RMAN
10 15 (18.52%) Shell Script
11 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
11 14 (17.28%) PL/SQL
11 14 (17.28%) T-SQL
11 14 (17.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (16.05%) Replication
12 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (14.81%) Migration
14 11 (13.58%) SAN
15 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (11.11%) Change Control
16 9 (11.11%) DB2
17 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
18 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (8.64%) Data Management
18 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
18 7 (8.64%) 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 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.23%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
1 1 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) SAN
2 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (19.75%) Oracle Database
5 14 (17.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (11.11%) DB2
9 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (3.70%) QlikView
12 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.47%) MySQL
12 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Advertising
3 4 (4.94%) Automotive
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
1 2 (2.47%) COM
2 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.33%) Clustering
2 13 (16.05%) Replication
3 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
1 6 (7.41%) zOS
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Unix
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (24.69%) High Availability
3 19 (23.46%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (14.81%) Migration
5 9 (11.11%) Change Control
6 7 (8.64%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (8.64%) Data Management
6 7 (8.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (7.41%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL
8 5 (6.17%) Database Security
8 5 (6.17%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.94%) Database Tuning
9 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.94%) Line Management
9 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.94%) Time Management
10 3 (3.70%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (77.78%) SQL
2 15 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 14 (17.28%) PL/SQL
3 14 (17.28%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (1.23%) Java
5 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.70%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (2.47%) MCITP
4 1 (1.23%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) OCP
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.17%) RACF
2 5 (6.17%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (20.99%) Data Guard
2 15 (18.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (6.17%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.23%) Nagios
5 1 (1.23%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Oracle
2 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) VMware
4 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.47%) Infor
5 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) EMC
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.23%) Sybase
6 1 (1.23%) Tableau
6 1 (1.23%) Teradata
6 1 (1.23%) TippingPoint