The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 85 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 13 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.77% 1.66% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.76% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 13
Average daily rate
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£356 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £408 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +88.69%
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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1584 1479 1856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.40% 94.26% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 975 789 1010
Average daily rate £340 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 75 76
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Bradford -2 4 £263 -20.45%
Leeds -9 4 £375 +7.14% 14
Wakefield - - - -
DBA
Yorkshire

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 31 (58.49%) SQL
2 29 (54.72%) SQL Server
3 28 (52.83%) Oracle
4 25 (47.17%) Oracle Database
5 17 (32.08%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (30.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (28.30%) Windows
7 15 (28.30%) T-SQL
8 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.75%) Data Guard
10 10 (18.87%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (16.98%) Clustering
11 9 (16.98%) UNIX
12 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
12 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
12 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
13 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (11.32%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (11.32%) ETL
14 6 (11.32%) SLA
14 6 (11.32%) WebLogic
14 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (11.32%) QA
15 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (9.43%) Performance Analysis
15 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 6 (11.32%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (54.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (47.17%) Oracle Database
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (30.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
5 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (7.55%) MySQL
9 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.66%) DTS
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (3.77%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Replication
3 4 (7.55%) Firmware
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Solaris
5 1 (1.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
3 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.32%) ETL
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Database Security
7 3 (5.66%) Data Architecture
7 3 (5.66%) Information Security Management
7 3 (5.66%) Security Management
7 3 (5.66%) Information Security
7 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) Workflow
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL
9 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.89%) Service Management
9 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.89%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
1 6 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView
2 1 (1.89%) OVSD
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Oracle
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) CommVault
4 2 (3.77%) Capita
4 2 (3.77%) Percona
4 2 (3.77%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Retek
5 1 (1.89%) Perforce
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago