The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 76 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 2.28% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 2.40% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Average daily rate
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£319 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £305 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £365 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £33.30 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-60.96% +46.37%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1009 834 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.34% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 444 619
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £42.00 £18.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
DBA
West Yorkshire

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 11 July 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 35 (81.40%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
3 22 (51.16%) T-SQL
4 21 (48.84%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
6 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (39.53%) Windows
8 16 (37.21%) Oracle
9 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (32.56%) Clustering
11 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
11 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
12 11 (25.58%) SAN
13 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (20.93%) SLA
14 9 (20.93%) QA
14 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (16.28%) Linux
16 6 (13.95%) Finance
16 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
17 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
17 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (11.63%) MySQL
17 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
18 4 (9.30%) UNIX
18 4 (9.30%) Oracle RMAN
18 4 (9.30%) Replication
18 4 (9.30%) Data Guard

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
5 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (11.63%) MySQL
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
9 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
9 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (6.98%) OLTP
9 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
9 3 (6.98%) DB2
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) J2EE
1 1 (2.33%) Spring
1 1 (2.33%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) HPUX
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
3 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.98%) Information Security Management
5 3 (6.98%) Security Management
5 3 (6.98%) ETL
5 3 (6.98%) Information Security
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.33%) Database Security
7 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.33%) SOA
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) OCP
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) SLA
1 9 (20.93%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.33%) OpenView
3 1 (2.33%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (2.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Percona
4 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (2.33%) Perforce