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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 100 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 43 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 1.40% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.49% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 32
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£375 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+232.75% +78.32%
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
2899 2277 2941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.25% 94.05% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1726 1159 1458
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 208 354
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +7 17 £400 +6.66% 2
Suffolk -2 13 £325 +30.00%
Hertfordshire -12 11 £394 +12.50% 4
Essex -14 3 £375 +0.67% 2
Bedfordshire -19 1 - - 3
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 48 (65.75%) SQL
2 31 (42.47%) Oracle
2 31 (42.47%) SQL Server
2 31 (42.47%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database
4 15 (20.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (20.55%) Linux
5 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
6 13 (17.81%) MySQL
7 12 (16.44%) Replication
8 10 (13.70%) Clustering
8 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (13.70%) Migration
8 10 (13.70%) Windows
9 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
9 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.96%) Data Guard
11 7 (9.59%) Statistics
11 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (9.59%) PL/SQL
11 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (8.22%) Finance
12 6 (8.22%) Problem Management
12 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (6.85%) TDD
13 5 (6.85%) Oracle RMAN

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (5.48%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (42.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database
3 15 (20.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (17.81%) MySQL
6 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (6.85%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (6.85%) DTS
10 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.74%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Billing
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) Kendo UI
2 1 (1.37%) WinForms
2 1 (1.37%) jQuery
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (1.37%) HTML5
2 1 (1.37%) LAMP
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Replication
2 10 (13.70%) Clustering
3 7 (9.59%) Statistics
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) AIX
3 4 (5.48%) UNIX
3 4 (5.48%) Solaris
4 2 (2.74%) HPUX
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (13.70%) Migration
3 6 (8.22%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.85%) TDD
4 5 (6.85%) Scrum
4 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.11%) Change Management
7 2 (2.74%) CRM
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL
7 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.74%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.74%) High Availability
7 2 (2.74%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.74%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (2.74%) Data Transformation
7 2 (2.74%) Database Security
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (65.75%) SQL
2 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
3 7 (9.59%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.74%) C#
6 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.74%) MCITP
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (42.47%) Oracle
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) Sybase
4 3 (4.11%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.74%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Netezza
6 1 (1.37%) Telerik
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) Tableau
6 1 (1.37%) Progress
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.37%) Mercator
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