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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / North East
Rank 56 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 34 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.75% 2.04% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 2.15% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £345 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +64.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.28%

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
860 839 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.82% 95.02% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 532 335
Median daily rate £370 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £533 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 36
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.85 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £24.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +3 34 £350 +1.44% 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 48 (63.16%) Oracle
2 38 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 38 (50.00%) SQL
3 35 (46.05%) ITIL
3 35 (46.05%) IaaS
3 35 (46.05%) Open Source
3 35 (46.05%) SaaS
3 35 (46.05%) PaaS
4 32 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 32 (42.11%) Change Management
5 31 (40.79%) Performance Tuning
6 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
6 30 (39.47%) Linux
7 28 (36.84%) Windows
8 24 (31.58%) Data Management
8 24 (31.58%) MS Excel
9 23 (30.26%) DB2
9 23 (30.26%) Problem Management
10 21 (27.63%) Unix
11 20 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
13 18 (23.68%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (23.68%) PRINCE2
13 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (23.68%) High Availability
14 17 (22.37%) DevOps
15 16 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (21.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (19.74%) Ingres

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 13 (17.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.26%) Tuxedo
4 3 (3.95%) JBoss
4 3 (3.95%) WildFly
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (3.95%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 35 (46.05%) IaaS
1 35 (46.05%) PaaS
1 35 (46.05%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 32 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 23 (30.26%) DB2
4 18 (23.68%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (19.74%) Ingres
6 13 (17.11%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
9 9 (11.84%) OLTP
10 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
11 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
12 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
14 1 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
14 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
14 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (1.32%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (1.32%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.63%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) Linux
2 28 (36.84%) Windows
3 21 (27.63%) Unix
4 14 (18.42%) AIX
5 11 (14.47%) zOS
6 7 (9.21%) MVS
7 4 (5.26%) HPUX
7 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.95%) VME
9 2 (2.63%) Solaris
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) ITIL
1 35 (46.05%) Open Source
2 32 (42.11%) Change Management
3 31 (40.79%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (31.58%) Data Management
5 23 (30.26%) Problem Management
6 20 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (23.68%) High Availability
7 18 (23.68%) PRINCE2
8 17 (22.37%) DevOps
9 16 (21.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 14 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (13.16%) Resource Management
12 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
12 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
12 7 (9.21%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
12 7 (9.21%) Release Management
13 6 (7.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) Java
2 4 (5.26%) REXX
3 3 (3.95%) COBOL
3 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.32%) NATURAL
5 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.95%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) Data Guard
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.32%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 48 (63.16%) Oracle
2 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) CA
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco
4 4 (5.26%) IBM
4 4 (5.26%) NetApp
4 4 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) BMC