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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 107 76 93
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 40 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 1.90% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 2.04% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 25
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£375 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £373 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £40.57 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+15.23% +27.77%
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
2882 2209 2946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.82% 93.29% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1727 1109 1458
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 205 322
Average hourly rate £16.61 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.46 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +18 15 £381 +32.60% 1
Hertfordshire -20 11 £325 - 1
Suffolk +10 10 £338 +35.00%
Essex -21 4 £363 -0.68% 6
Norfolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 45 (72.58%) SQL
2 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
3 29 (46.77%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (35.48%) Oracle
5 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database
6 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (22.58%) T-SQL
8 13 (20.97%) MySQL
9 12 (19.35%) Windows
9 12 (19.35%) Linux
9 12 (19.35%) Replication
10 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (14.52%) Clustering
10 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
11 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (12.90%) Migration
12 7 (11.29%) Statistics
12 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
13 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (9.68%) Change Management
14 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (8.06%) Finance
14 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database
3 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (20.97%) MySQL
5 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (6.45%) DTS
9 3 (4.84%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (4.84%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) LAMP
2 1 (1.61%) WinForms
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (1.61%) jQuery
2 1 (1.61%) HTML5
2 1 (1.61%) Kendo UI
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Replication
2 9 (14.52%) Clustering
3 7 (11.29%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
1 12 (19.35%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) AIX
2 2 (3.23%) UNIX
2 2 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (12.90%) Migration
3 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 6 (9.68%) Change Management
5 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.06%) Scrum
5 5 (8.06%) TDD
5 5 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.45%) Database Security
6 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.23%) CRM
8 2 (3.23%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.23%) High Availability
8 2 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (3.23%) Analytics
8 2 (3.23%) Data Transformation
9 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) SQL
2 14 (22.58%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) VBScript
6 1 (1.61%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) MCITP
3 2 (3.23%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.84%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Sybase
3 4 (6.45%) Red Gate
4 2 (3.23%) Netezza
5 1 (1.61%) Tableau
5 1 (1.61%) Mercator
5 1 (1.61%) Telerik
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