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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 92 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 32 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 1.38% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.44% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 34
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £252 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £553 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
2373 2983 3025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.64% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1776 1806
Median daily rate £375 £380 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 258 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.18 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 August 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 August 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 +7 9 £340 -2.85% 4
Cambridgeshire +24 7 £375 +47.05% 1
Essex -20 6 £296 -12.29%
Suffolk +7 5 £300 -29.41% 1
Bedfordshire +4 3 £263 -34.37% 1
Norfolk - 1 £275 - 1
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 August 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 51 (80.95%) SQL
2 35 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 24 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (33.33%) Clustering
4 21 (33.33%) Oracle
5 19 (30.16%) High Availability
6 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (25.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (23.81%) Data Guard
9 14 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (20.63%) Oracle RMAN
11 12 (19.05%) Shell Script
12 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
12 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database
13 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 9 (14.29%) SAN
13 9 (14.29%) Replication
14 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (12.70%) Change Control
15 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (11.11%) Data Management
15 7 (11.11%) Migration
15 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
15 7 (11.11%) DB2
16 6 (9.52%) zOS
16 6 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
16 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V

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 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
1 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (25.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database
6 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (11.11%) DB2
7 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (4.76%) QlikView
10 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
10 2 (3.17%) MySQL
10 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Automotive
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
1 2 (3.17%) COM
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Clustering
2 9 (14.29%) Replication
3 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) zOS
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (30.16%) High Availability
3 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.70%) Change Control
5 7 (11.11%) Data Management
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (9.52%) Database Mirroring
6 6 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.94%) Database Security
7 5 (7.94%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.35%) Database Tuning
8 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL
8 4 (6.35%) Line Management
8 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.35%) Time Management
9 3 (4.76%) DevOps
9 3 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (80.95%) SQL
2 14 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 12 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.76%) VBA
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) MCITP
4 1 (1.59%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.59%) MCSA
4 1 (1.59%) OCP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.94%) RACF
2 5 (7.94%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) iptables
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) Data Guard
2 13 (20.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Nagios
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.59%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Infor
3 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) EMC
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) TippingPoint
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago