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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 80 75 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -33
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 35 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.31% 0.43% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 0.46% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 6
Median daily rate £285 £358 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £408 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
1350 874 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.29% 94.18% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 531 294
Median daily rate £325 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.65% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 65 35
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -19 31 £296 -17.20% 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 (83.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
3 28 (75.68%) SC Cleared
4 26 (70.27%) ITIL
5 22 (59.46%) Degree
6 21 (56.76%) SQL
7 17 (45.95%) Oracle
8 16 (43.24%) HP
8 16 (43.24%) Capacity Management
9 14 (37.84%) Oracle Database
10 12 (32.43%) RDBMS
10 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
11 11 (29.73%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (27.03%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (27.03%) OCP
12 10 (27.03%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (24.32%) Clustering
13 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (21.62%) Replication
14 8 (21.62%) Incident Management
14 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
14 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
14 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (21.62%) Perfmon
14 8 (21.62%) ServiceNow
15 7 (18.92%) Mentoring

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 (16.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) LDAP
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (83.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle Database
3 12 (32.43%) RDBMS
3 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
4 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (16.22%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.70%) DB2
9 1 (2.70%) Ingres
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) Replication
3 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Solaris
2 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) ITIL
2 16 (43.24%) Capacity Management
3 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (21.62%) Incident Management
5 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
5 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) Change Management
6 6 (16.22%) Coaching
6 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
6 6 (16.22%) QMS
6 6 (16.22%) Quality Management
6 6 (16.22%) Release Management
6 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Database Security
8 1 (2.70%) Case Management
8 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.70%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.70%) Open Source
8 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 28 (75.68%) SC Cleared
3 22 (59.46%) Degree
4 10 (27.03%) OCP
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (16.22%) MCDBA
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) ISO 9001
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 4 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (21.62%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 16 (43.24%) HP
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) ServiceNow
4 6 (16.22%) Meridio
5 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) RedGate
5 1 (2.70%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) VMware