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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 90 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.35% 3.77% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 3.96% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 27 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +88.88%
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
1064 935 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.80% 95.31% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 589 337
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 42
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £27.00 £112.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) UNIX
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Migration
7 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
8 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
8 4 (16.00%) ETL
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (16.00%) NetApp
8 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (16.00%) Clustering
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) Data Management
8 4 (16.00%) Data Mart
8 4 (16.00%) BODI
8 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (12.00%) Banking
9 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (16.00%) Data Mart
5 4 (16.00%) BODI
6 3 (12.00%) DB2
7 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) UNIX
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (28.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) ETL
3 4 (16.00%) Data Management
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
2 4 (16.00%) NetApp
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.00%) Percona
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
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