The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 69 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 38 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.91% 1.66% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 1.74% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 4
Median daily rate £400 £350 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +1.40%
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
1218 918 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.12% 95.03% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 549 531
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 66 34
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 8 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -11 35 £400 +14.28% 1
Durham +6 2 - -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 31 (57.41%) Oracle
2 29 (53.70%) SQL Server
3 25 (46.30%) Oracle Database
4 22 (40.74%) SQL
4 22 (40.74%) ITIL
5 17 (31.48%) IaaS
5 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
5 17 (31.48%) Open Source
5 17 (31.48%) SaaS
5 17 (31.48%) PaaS
6 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 15 (27.78%) Change Management
7 14 (25.93%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (24.07%) DB2
9 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 12 (22.22%) Problem Management
9 12 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (20.37%) High Availability
10 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
10 11 (20.37%) Linux
10 11 (20.37%) RDBMS
11 10 (18.52%) Windows
12 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
12 9 (16.67%) OLTP
13 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
13 8 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (14.81%) Unix
13 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
13 8 (14.81%) zOS

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.41%) Tuxedo
4 3 (5.56%) JBoss
4 3 (5.56%) WildFly
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) IaaS
1 17 (31.48%) PaaS
1 17 (31.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) LDAP
1 1 (1.85%) VPN
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (53.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (46.30%) Oracle Database
3 13 (24.07%) DB2
4 11 (20.37%) RDBMS
4 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
5 9 (16.67%) OLTP
6 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (9.26%) Ingres
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.85%) Adabas
11 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.85%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.70%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Windows
3 8 (14.81%) Unix
3 8 (14.81%) zOS
4 5 (9.26%) AIX
4 5 (9.26%) MVS
5 4 (7.41%) HPUX
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.70%) Solaris
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 17 (31.48%) Open Source
3 15 (27.78%) Change Management
4 12 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 11 (20.37%) High Availability
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.96%) Data Management
7 7 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (12.96%) Programme Management
7 7 (12.96%) Release Management
8 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.11%) Capacity Management
8 6 (11.11%) DevOps
8 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.26%) CRM
9 5 (9.26%) Database Security
9 5 (9.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) REXX
3 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) NATURAL
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) OCP
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (7.41%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Data Guard
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.85%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) Oracle
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) CA
4 4 (7.41%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) NetApp
5 3 (5.56%) VMware
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) BMC
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) Sun
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