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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 74 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 1.98% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 2.10% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Average daily rate
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£319 £338 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £369 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +53.84%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
973 856 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.65% 94.38% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 459 627
Average daily rate £325 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 47
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.65 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
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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 25 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 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
3 20 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (48.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (48.57%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (42.86%) Windows
7 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (37.14%) Oracle
9 11 (31.43%) Clustering
10 10 (28.57%) SAN
10 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
11 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (22.86%) QA
12 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (22.86%) SLA
12 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
13 6 (17.14%) Linux
14 5 (14.29%) MySQL
14 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (14.29%) Data Architecture
14 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (11.43%) Data Guard
15 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (11.43%) UNIX
15 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
16 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
16 3 (8.57%) Percona
16 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (48.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (14.29%) MySQL
6 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (8.57%) OLTP
8 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
8 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
4 5 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Management
5 3 (8.57%) Security Management
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) SOA
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) OCP
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
1 8 (22.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView
2 1 (2.86%) OVSD
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) Percona
4 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Perforce