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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 70 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 20 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 2.43% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.56% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £380 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.78%
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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
1139 937 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.45% 94.74% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 572 497
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 44
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £24.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 December 2014, 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 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 8 (28.57%) UNIX
5 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (25.00%) Migration
7 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
7 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
8 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
9 4 (14.29%) Windows
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (14.29%) ETL
9 4 (14.29%) NetApp
9 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 4 (14.29%) Data Management
9 4 (14.29%) Data Mart
9 4 (14.29%) BODI
9 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (10.71%) DB2
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (10.71%) Finance

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) Data Mart
6 4 (14.29%) BODI
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (10.71%) DB2
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) UNIX
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Data Management
3 4 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
2 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Korn
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) OCP
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView
3 1 (3.57%) OVSD
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 4 (14.29%) NetApp
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Perforce