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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 27 14 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 13 32 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.58% 8.10% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 8.86% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 1
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£363 £225 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +78.32%
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
339 361 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.39% 91.39% 90.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 222 154
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.69 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.89% +51.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Sheffield -11 10 £325 +32.65% 2
Barnsley - - - -
DBA
Yorkshire

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 15 (39.47%) Finance
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) Oracle
4 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Data Guard
7 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (13.16%) Clustering
9 5 (13.16%) Banking
9 5 (13.16%) DTS
9 5 (13.16%) Solaris
9 5 (13.16%) Linux
10 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.53%) Teradata
10 4 (10.53%) Replication
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
11 3 (7.89%) Security Management
11 3 (7.89%) RDBMS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (13.16%) DTS
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
8 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.26%) DB2
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Replication
3 2 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) DTV
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Solaris
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) zOS
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.89%) Security Management
3 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.26%) Data Mapping
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Teradata
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Retek