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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 49 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 59 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.49% 0.39% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 0.42% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 3 7
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £345 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £415 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.91%
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
1568 955 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.78% 92.54% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 621 480
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 70 (77.78%) SQL
2 61 (67.78%) Oracle
3 55 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 38 (42.22%) T-SQL
5 35 (38.89%) Oracle Database
6 34 (37.78%) Windows
7 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
8 27 (30.00%) Linux
8 27 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (28.89%) PL/SQL
10 25 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (25.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (23.33%) Migration
15 20 (22.22%) Release Management
16 18 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (20.00%) MongoDB
16 18 (20.00%) Red Hat
17 16 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (15.56%) MySQL
18 14 (15.56%) Data Mart
18 14 (15.56%) Clustering
19 13 (14.44%) Replication
20 12 (13.33%) ETL
21 11 (12.22%) .NET
21 11 (12.22%) Percona
21 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
22 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (6.67%) SAS
2 5 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 35 (38.89%) Oracle Database
3 27 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (25.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 16 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (15.56%) Data Mart
8 14 (15.56%) MySQL
9 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (8.89%) BODI
11 6 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
11 6 (6.67%) OLAP
11 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
12 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (2.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.33%) Subversion
2 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.22%) Electronics
2 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.22%) Games
2 2 (2.22%) Banking
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Advertising
3 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.56%) XML
3 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Clustering
2 13 (14.44%) Replication
3 2 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.78%) Windows
2 27 (30.00%) Linux
3 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (10.00%) UNIX
6 7 (7.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.11%) OS/390
8 1 (1.11%) zOS
8 1 (1.11%) MVS
8 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (23.33%) Migration
3 20 (22.22%) Release Management
4 12 (13.33%) ETL
5 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (10.00%) ITIL
7 7 (7.78%) Data Management
7 7 (7.78%) Analytics
8 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.44%) DevOps
9 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (3.33%) Regression Testing
11 2 (2.22%) Programme Management
11 2 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.22%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.22%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (2.22%) Kanban
11 2 (2.22%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 70 (77.78%) SQL
2 38 (42.22%) T-SQL
3 26 (28.89%) PL/SQL
4 7 (7.78%) Shell Script
4 7 (7.78%) Korn
4 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.11%) Perl
6 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.33%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.11%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 61 (67.78%) Oracle
2 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (12.22%) Percona
5 9 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Siebel
7 1 (1.11%) BMC
7 1 (1.11%) NetApp