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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 76 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 1.72% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.83% 2.19%
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 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.29 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +77.07%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
970 820 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.18% 93.82% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 444 628
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £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 22 35 44
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 £11.00 £11.00
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
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 1 August 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 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
3 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
4 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 16 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (41.18%) Windows
7 13 (38.24%) Oracle
7 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (29.41%) Clustering
8 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
9 9 (26.47%) SAN
10 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (20.59%) QA
11 7 (20.59%) SLA
11 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
12 6 (17.65%) Linux
13 5 (14.71%) MySQL
13 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (11.76%) Data Guard
14 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (11.76%) UNIX
14 4 (11.76%) Data Architecture
14 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
15 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
15 3 (8.82%) Percona
15 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (8.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (14.71%) MySQL
6 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
8 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
8 3 (8.82%) OLTP
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) HPUX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.76%) Data Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) ETL
5 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security Management
5 3 (8.82%) Security Management
6 1 (2.94%) Database Security
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) OCP
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.94%) OpenView
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.94%) OVSD
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Percona
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Perforce