The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 88 71 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 12 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.01% 1.06% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.12% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 9
Median daily rate £438 £320 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.71% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £270 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-13.24% -19.25%
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
1095 805 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 92.17% 95.04% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 543 337
Median daily rate £375 £440 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 34
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.77 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +31.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £12.25 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Tyne and Wear region that featured DBA in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 12 £438 +36.71% 2
DBA
North East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 36 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 30 (71.43%) ITIL
2 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 27 (64.29%) SQL
4 26 (61.90%) SC Cleared
5 22 (52.38%) Degree
6 16 (38.10%) Oracle
6 16 (38.10%) HP
7 15 (35.71%) Capacity Management
8 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database
10 12 (28.57%) Problem Management
11 11 (26.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (26.19%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
12 10 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
12 10 (23.81%) OCP
12 10 (23.81%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
13 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (21.43%) Clustering
13 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (19.05%) Perfmon
14 8 (19.05%) ServiceNow
14 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 8 (19.05%) Open Source
14 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
14 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) IaaS
1 7 (16.67%) PaaS
1 7 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database
3 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
3 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
4 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (16.67%) OLTP
7 6 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.76%) DB2
9 1 (2.38%) Ingres
9 1 (2.38%) OLAP
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) ISPF
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Clustering
2 8 (19.05%) Replication
3 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) zOS
2 1 (2.38%) HPUX
2 1 (2.38%) MVS
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Solaris
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) ITIL
2 15 (35.71%) Capacity Management
3 12 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 11 (26.19%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 8 (19.05%) Open Source
7 7 (16.67%) Change Management
7 7 (16.67%) Release Management
8 6 (14.29%) Coaching
8 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.29%) QMS
8 6 (14.29%) Quality Management
8 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.52%) CRM
11 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (4.76%) Database Security
11 2 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) REXX
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 26 (61.90%) SC Cleared
3 22 (52.38%) Degree
4 10 (23.81%) OCP
4 10 (23.81%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (14.29%) MCDBA
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (19.05%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.38%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) HP
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.05%) ServiceNow
4 6 (14.29%) Meridio
5 1 (2.38%) BMC
5 1 (2.38%) CA
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) RedGate
5 1 (2.38%) Sun
5 1 (2.38%) VMware