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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 95 110 89
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 42 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 0.93% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.02% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £19.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -41.44%
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
2770 2657 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.71% 91.75% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1523 1093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 225 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Hertfordshire -2 17 £350 -9.67% 1
Essex -4 11 £325 -13.33% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 8 £355 -15.22% 3
Norfolk - 4 £475 -
East Anglia - 2 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 46 (64.79%) SQL
2 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
3 17 (23.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (19.72%) Oracle
5 13 (18.31%) Migration
5 13 (18.31%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
6 12 (16.90%) Finance
6 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (16.90%) Linux
6 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
7 11 (15.49%) DB2
8 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (12.68%) Database Security
9 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (12.68%) UNIX
10 8 (11.27%) Windows
10 8 (11.27%) COBOL
10 8 (11.27%) JCL
10 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.27%) Assembly Language
10 8 (11.27%) REXX
10 8 (11.27%) Progress
10 8 (11.27%) CA Gen
11 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (9.86%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (9.86%) Capacity Management
11 7 (9.86%) Replication
11 7 (9.86%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (9.86%) OpenEdge

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (9.86%) OpenEdge
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Project
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) LDAP
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
3 11 (15.49%) DB2
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (8.45%) MySQL
7 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
8 5 (7.04%) RDBMS
8 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.82%) DTS
11 2 (2.82%) MS Access
11 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) CA Gen
2 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
1 1 (1.41%) J2EE
1 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.41%) ODBC
1 1 (1.41%) WinForms
1 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Mainframe
1 7 (9.86%) Replication
1 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) UNIX
3 8 (11.27%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) AIX
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (18.31%) Migration
2 13 (18.31%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (12.68%) Database Security
4 7 (9.86%) Capacity Management
4 7 (9.86%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (9.86%) Patch Management
5 5 (7.04%) High Availability
6 4 (5.63%) ITIL
7 3 (4.23%) Resource Management
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.82%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.82%) Change Control
8 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.82%) ETL
9 1 (1.41%) Analytics
9 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (64.79%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
3 8 (11.27%) COBOL
3 8 (11.27%) Assembly Language
3 8 (11.27%) REXX
3 8 (11.27%) JCL
4 7 (9.86%) SELCOPY
5 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 2 (2.82%) VBA
6 2 (2.82%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) MCSE
3 1 (1.41%) MCSA
3 1 (1.41%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) OCP
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.23%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) Progress
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.63%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) NetApp
5 1 (1.41%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos
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