The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 32 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 28 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.21% 0.96% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% 1.08% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 1
Average daily rate £272 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
492 185 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 91.62% 88.94% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 70 122
Average daily rate £290 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £18.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
DBA
North East

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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 28 £272 +4.64% 3
Prudhoe - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
DBA
North East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (70.45%) Oracle
1 31 (70.45%) Oracle Database
2 20 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 19 (43.18%) UNIX
4 18 (40.91%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (38.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 16 (36.36%) Data Guard
7 14 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
8 12 (27.27%) HPUX
8 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 10 (22.73%) Change Control
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (18.18%) PL/SQL
11 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 6 (13.64%) Replication
13 6 (13.64%) VMware
13 6 (13.64%) Clustering
13 6 (13.64%) Oracle EBS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (11.36%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (2.27%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (70.45%) Oracle Database
2 17 (38.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (2.27%) MS Access
11 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.27%) DTS
11 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Replication
1 6 (13.64%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) Statistics
2 2 (4.55%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) UNIX
2 12 (27.27%) HPUX
3 6 (13.64%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (22.73%) Change Control
3 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) ETL
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Database Tuning
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 8 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.64%) MCDBA
4 5 (11.36%) MCT
4 5 (11.36%) Degree
5 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) Veritas
4 4 (9.09%) Informatica
5 3 (6.82%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.55%) Northgate
6 2 (4.55%) Sun