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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 31 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.69% 0.95% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.01% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +38.46%
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
219 296 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 92.80% 93.97% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 131 119
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 65
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014. 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 - 3 £325 -
DBA
East Midlands

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (20.00%) Data Guard
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (20.00%) Northgate
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Toad
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) Windows

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (10.00%) OLAP
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (10.00%) VLDB
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Northgate
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards