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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 64 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.58% 1.90% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 2.02% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£403 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.94% +0.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £371 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -
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
781 495 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.92% 94.29% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 305 131
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 27 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £12.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -20 5 £403 +27.27%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (42.86%) Document Management
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Document Management
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) ERD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM