The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 83 58 29
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -29
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 5 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.04% 0.66% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.70% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 21
Average daily rate £284 £403 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.50% +53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1066 719 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.98% 95.36% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 418 385
Average daily rate £340 £347 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +19.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -29 11 £284 -29.50% 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
3 14 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
4 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (25.71%) Degree
5 9 (25.71%) ITIL
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
7 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (20.00%) Replication
8 6 (17.14%) Clustering
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.14%) HP
8 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
9 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
9 5 (14.29%) Perfmon
10 4 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (11.43%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (11.43%) Coaching
10 4 (11.43%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 14 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
5 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
6 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) CSS3
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) HTML5
1 1 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Replication
2 6 (17.14%) Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) CentOS
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) Change Control
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Coaching
4 4 (11.43%) Open Source
4 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.43%) QMS
4 4 (11.43%) Quality Management
4 4 (11.43%) Release Management
4 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Data Security
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (11.43%) MCDBA
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) OCP
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Perfmon
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) HP
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 4 (11.43%) Meridio
5 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
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