The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 24 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.93% 1.14% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 1.21% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
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 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
DBA
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
317 331 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.77% 94.57% 90.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 156 70
Average daily rate £300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 50 52
Average hourly rate £13.00 £32.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.37% +106.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Leicestershire region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the Leicestershire region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +19 13 £315 +6.77%
Loughborough - - - -
Melton Mowbray - - - -
DBA
East Midlands

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (40.00%) High Availability
6 5 (33.33%) Statistics
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) SLA
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (20.00%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
10 1 (6.67%) HP
10 1 (6.67%) Dell
10 1 (6.67%) SAN
10 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
10 1 (6.67%) Migration
10 1 (6.67%) Replication

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (40.00%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Dell