The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 25 July 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 North East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 40 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.23% 2.38% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.59% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.10% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £315 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +53.84%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
499 309 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.75% 91.96% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 139 233
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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England

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the North East

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the North East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
Tyne and Wear -13 6 £395 - 1
Durham -6 1 - -
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England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 31 (67.39%) Oracle
2 30 (65.22%) Oracle Database
3 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (43.48%) SQL
5 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
6 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (34.78%) UNIX
6 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (32.61%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (30.43%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (26.09%) Data Guard
9 12 (26.09%) HPUX
9 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
10 11 (23.91%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (21.74%) Change Control
12 9 (19.57%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL
13 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
13 8 (17.39%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
13 8 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
14 7 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (13.04%) Middleware
15 6 (13.04%) Replication
15 6 (13.04%) Clustering

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (65.22%) Oracle Database
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.52%) Adabas
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Replication
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) UNIX
2 12 (26.09%) HPUX
3 5 (10.87%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (21.74%) Change Control
3 7 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.52%) Document Management
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) ERP
7 1 (2.17%) ETL
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL
7 1 (2.17%) Workflow
7 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) Data Management
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.52%) NATURAL
4 3 (6.52%) JCL
5 2 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 5 (10.87%) MCDBA
3 5 (10.87%) MCT
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) OCP
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Veritas
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Northgate
3 1 (2.17%) Sun
3 1 (2.17%) HP