The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 73 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 26 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.92% 2.30% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.47% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +73.07%
DBA
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1232 1132 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.79% 93.02% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 779 385
Average daily rate £360 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Leeds region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Leeds region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) Oracle
3 18 (54.55%) Oracle Database
4 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 15 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 15 (45.45%) Windows
5 13 (39.39%) Linux
5 13 (39.39%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (39.39%) Migration
6 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 12 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (30.30%) Data Mart
8 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (27.27%) Replication
9 9 (27.27%) UNIX
9 9 (27.27%) .NET
10 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
10 8 (24.24%) Business Objects
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL
10 8 (24.24%) BODI
11 7 (21.21%) Data Management
11 7 (21.21%) Clustering
11 7 (21.21%) ETL
11 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
11 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (18.18%) Percona
12 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (18.18%) Analytics

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (18.18%) SAS
2 5 (15.15%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 13 (39.39%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (30.30%) Data Mart
6 8 (24.24%) BODI
7 6 (18.18%) OLAP
7 6 (18.18%) MySQL
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.06%) SQLPlus
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (3.03%) DB2
10 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 5 (15.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Replication
2 7 (21.21%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) UNIX
5 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.03%) OS/390
8 1 (3.03%) zOS
8 1 (3.03%) MVS
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Migration
2 12 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) Data Management
4 7 (21.21%) ETL
4 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.18%) Analytics
6 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Release Management
7 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.03%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.12%) Korn
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Oracle
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Business Objects
4 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
5 6 (18.18%) Percona
6 1 (3.03%) Siebel
6 1 (3.03%) BMC
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
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