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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 69 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 1.88% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 2.00% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £423 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +83.36%
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
929 852 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.25% 94.35% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 464 593
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £193 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 31
Average hourly rate £13.20 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.41% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.75 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 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 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Oracle
4 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
8 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (22.73%) SAN
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (22.73%) Data Guard
8 5 (22.73%) SLA
9 4 (18.18%) Clustering
9 4 (18.18%) UNIX
10 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (13.64%) Apache
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (13.64%) QA
10 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (9.09%) Database Security
11 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
6 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) MySQL
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
2 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Database Security
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
4 1 (4.55%) Security Management
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) OCP
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView
2 1 (4.55%) OVSD
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Perforce
3 1 (4.55%) SAP