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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 52 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 37 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.51% 7.44% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 8.26% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 1
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£210 £269 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.86% -23.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +88.88%
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
543 448 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.35% 90.14% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 249 107
Average daily rate £350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 47
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
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 3 March 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
Durham -5 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -20 1 £210 -21.86% 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
5 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) SLA
5 4 (26.67%) OpenView
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 4 (26.67%) AquaLogic
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) SOA
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Java EE
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (13.33%) Apache
8 1 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (26.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (26.67%) AquaLogic
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
1 4 (26.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) SOA
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.67%) ERD
2 1 (6.67%) Data Management
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) ETL
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) VMware