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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 81 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 17 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% 2.68% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.88% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 2
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£375 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +68.26%
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
1198 1077 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.62% 93.09% 96.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 720 396
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 24
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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 18 (64.29%) Oracle
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 16 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 12 (42.86%) UNIX
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (35.71%) PL/SQL
6 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (35.71%) Migration
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (28.57%) ITIL
9 7 (25.00%) .NET
9 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (21.43%) Analytics
10 6 (21.43%) SAS
10 6 (21.43%) Replication
10 6 (21.43%) Clustering
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (21.43%) OLAP
10 6 (21.43%) MS Office
10 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
11 5 (17.86%) XML
11 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
11 5 (17.86%) IIS
11 5 (17.86%) MySQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (21.43%) SAS
2 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
4 6 (21.43%) OLAP
5 5 (17.86%) MySQL
6 4 (14.29%) Data Mart
6 4 (14.29%) BODI
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 2 (7.14%) DB2
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.57%) SQLPlus
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) XML
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
1 6 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) UNIX
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) OS/390
7 1 (3.57%) zOS
7 1 (3.57%) MVS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (35.71%) Migration
3 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (21.43%) Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.29%) Data Management
7 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.57%) CRM
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Release Management
8 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.57%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) Korn
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.57%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) NetApp
3 5 (17.86%) Percona
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.57%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) Siebel
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
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