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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 51 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 19 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.66% 0.25% 7.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 0.27% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 19
Average daily rate £363 £210 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.61% -23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £210 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +8.66%
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
675 367 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 94.41% 93.38% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 239 164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 37
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.40 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.97% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £37.45 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 17 £365 - 1
Sunderland +5 2 £325 +54.76%
DBA
North East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) MongoDB
2 14 (51.85%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Replication
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Change Control
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (11.11%) Clustering
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (3.70%) Node.js
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) MongoDB
1 14 (51.85%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) CSS3
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
1 1 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Change Control
1 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.11%) Coaching
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
3 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.70%) Data Security
4 1 (3.70%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) OO
4 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
2 1 (3.70%) MCT
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas
3 1 (3.70%) VMware