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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 43 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 16 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.64% 1.55% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 1.70% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
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£365 £300 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +78.32%
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
564 353 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.92% 91.45% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 161 208
Average daily rate £350 £328 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 59 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £32.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -16 10 £368 - 3
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (66.67%) Oracle
2 19 (63.33%) Oracle Database
3 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
4 14 (46.67%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
6 11 (36.67%) SQL
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (23.33%) UNIX
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (20.00%) Middleware
9 6 (20.00%) Document Management
9 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle 10gAS
10 5 (16.67%) Java
10 5 (16.67%) Apache
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (13.33%) Clustering
11 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (13.33%) Replication
11 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
12 3 (10.00%) QA

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (16.67%) Oracle 10gAS
1 5 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (3.33%) Adabas
7 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
1 4 (13.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) HPUX
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.00%) Document Management
2 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) ERP
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) ETL
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) NATURAL
3 1 (3.33%) JCL
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCDBA
3 3 (10.00%) MCT
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Veritas
2 3 (10.00%) HP