The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 58 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.53% 4.64% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 5.00% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
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£220 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +29.25%
DBA
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
496 220 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.10% 92.83% 91.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 118 110
Average daily rate £404 £337 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.81% +12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 35
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 3 £220 -20.00%
DBA
North East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
3 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (53.33%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) Apache
6 6 (40.00%) HP
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (33.33%) SLA
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (26.67%) OpenView
8 4 (26.67%) SOA
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
8 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (26.67%) Middleware
8 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (26.67%) Document Management
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
8 4 (26.67%) AquaLogic
8 4 (26.67%) Java EE
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle 10gAS
8 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (26.67%) AquaLogic
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
1 4 (26.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) SOA
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (26.67%) Document Management
1 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (6.67%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) OpenView
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas