The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 116 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 30 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 1.46% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.56% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 30
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£400 £374 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £321 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +53.84%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2808 2243 2864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.55% 93.85% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1129 1420
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 240 367
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Hertfordshire -5 11 £388 +10.71% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £413 +13.79% 2
Suffolk - 8 £303 - 2
Essex -9 2 £388 +0.32%
Bedfordshire -19 1 - - 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 44 (56.41%) SQL
2 35 (44.87%) Performance Tuning
3 32 (41.03%) SQL Server
4 31 (39.74%) Oracle
5 28 (35.90%) Oracle Database
6 21 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (23.08%) Linux
8 17 (21.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (20.51%) Clustering
10 14 (17.95%) Data Guard
11 12 (15.38%) Migration
11 12 (15.38%) MySQL
11 12 (15.38%) Replication
11 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (14.10%) T-SQL
12 11 (14.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (12.82%) Finance
13 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (11.54%) Windows
15 8 (10.26%) Statistics
16 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
16 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
17 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
17 6 (7.69%) UNIX
17 6 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
17 6 (7.69%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (6.41%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (5.13%) IIS
2 4 (5.13%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (35.90%) Oracle Database
3 21 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (21.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (15.38%) MySQL
5 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (6.41%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (6.41%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (5.13%) DTS
12 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Publishing
3 2 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
1 1 (1.28%) XML
1 1 (1.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Clustering
2 12 (15.38%) Replication
3 8 (10.26%) Statistics
4 2 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) Windows
3 6 (7.69%) UNIX
4 5 (6.41%) Solaris
4 5 (6.41%) AIX
5 2 (2.56%) HPUX
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (15.38%) Migration
3 11 (14.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (6.41%) High Availability
5 5 (6.41%) Scrum
5 5 (6.41%) TDD
6 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.85%) ETL
7 3 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (2.56%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (2.56%) Data Transformation
8 2 (2.56%) Database Security
8 2 (2.56%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.56%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (56.41%) SQL
2 11 (14.10%) T-SQL
3 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) PHP
4 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (5.13%) Foglight
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) Sybase
4 3 (3.85%) VMware
4 3 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Netezza
6 1 (1.28%) Progress
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) Mercator
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago