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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 58 51 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 20 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.15% 0.49% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 0.52% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 19
Average daily rate £344 £210 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.69% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £210 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £210 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £30.90
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +23.78%
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
878 578 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.51% 94.14% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 349 219
Average daily rate £400 £350 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 53
Average hourly rate £15.63 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.68 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -12 20 £344 +63.69% 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (46.67%) MongoDB
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.67%) Replication
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (13.33%) Change Control
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Open Source
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Clustering
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.00%) Coaching
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (6.67%) Perfmon
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 1 (3.33%) Node.js
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (46.67%) MongoDB
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Toad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) CSS3
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
1 1 (3.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Change Control
1 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.00%) Coaching
2 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.67%) Data Security
3 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.67%) High Availability
3 2 (6.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.33%) Database Security
4 1 (3.33%) Database Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) MCDBA
2 1 (3.33%) MCT
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Perfmon
2 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas
3 1 (3.33%) VMware