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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 76 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 10 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.94% 2.37% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 2.54% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
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£320 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.57
% change year-on-year
- -7.56%
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
958 552 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.38% 93.40% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 330 152
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.61 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -19.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.09 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 -26 8 £320 -12.32% 1
Durham -5 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Solaris
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Apache
6 3 (20.00%) Toad
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (20.00%) Replication
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) SQLPlus
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
6 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (20.00%) Document Management
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (20.00%) SQLPlus
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Toad
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Solaris
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) Coaching
3 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (20.00%) Document Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (6.67%) MCT
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
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