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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 94 77 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 15 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.11% 1.00% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.04% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 9
Median daily rate £438 £320 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.71% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £270 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-13.24% -19.25%
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
1245 1053 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.50% 95.55% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 670 423
Median daily rate £375 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 51 48
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £31.80 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -17 12 £438 +36.71% 2
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 34 (70.83%) ITIL
3 32 (66.67%) SQL
3 32 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 28 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 23 (47.92%) Degree
6 18 (37.50%) Oracle
7 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
8 16 (33.33%) HP
8 16 (33.33%) Capacity Management
9 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database
10 14 (29.17%) Problem Management
11 12 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 12 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
12 11 (22.92%) RDBMS
13 10 (20.83%) OCP
13 10 (20.83%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (20.83%) Open Source
13 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
13 10 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (18.75%) SaaS
14 9 (18.75%) PaaS
14 9 (18.75%) IaaS
14 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (18.75%) Clustering
14 9 (18.75%) OLTP
14 9 (18.75%) MS Excel

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 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) IaaS
1 9 (18.75%) PaaS
1 9 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) LDAP
1 1 (2.08%) VPN
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 11 (22.92%) RDBMS
3 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
4 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (18.75%) OLTP
5 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.17%) DB2
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.08%) Ingres
9 1 (2.08%) OLAP
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) ISPF
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Clustering
2 8 (16.67%) Replication
3 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Unix
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.17%) zOS
3 1 (2.08%) HPUX
3 1 (2.08%) MVS
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) ITIL
2 16 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 14 (29.17%) Problem Management
4 12 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
5 10 (20.83%) Open Source
6 7 (14.58%) Change Management
6 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
6 7 (14.58%) Release Management
6 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.50%) Coaching
7 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.50%) QMS
7 6 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) CRM
9 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (4.17%) Database Security
10 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) REXX
4 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 28 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 23 (47.92%) Degree
4 10 (20.83%) OCP
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (12.50%) MCDBA
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 5 (10.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (16.67%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.08%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Oracle
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 16 (33.33%) HP
4 8 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 6 (12.50%) Meridio
6 1 (2.08%) BMC
6 1 (2.08%) CA
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) RedGate
6 1 (2.08%) Sun
6 1 (2.08%) VMware