The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 26 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 16 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.19% 3.48% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 3.82% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 6
Average daily rate
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£280 £450 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +124.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +88.88%
DBA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
364 340 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.29% 90.91% 90.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 184 154
Average daily rate £313 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 40
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.35 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South Yorkshire region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South Yorkshire region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Sheffield +2 9 £280 -37.77% 4
Doncaster +1 1 £350 +75.00% 3
DBA
Yorkshire

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
7 4 (18.18%) Clustering
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (13.64%) High Availability
8 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) DB2
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (9.09%) Data Security
9 2 (9.09%) zOS
9 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
9 2 (9.09%) IBM
9 2 (9.09%) COBOL
9 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
10 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (4.55%) Database Security
10 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (4.55%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) DB2
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) OLAP
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) DTS
5 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) zOS
2 1 (4.55%) MVS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Data Security
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Database Security
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) BCP
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) COBOL
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Infor
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
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