The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 74 61 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 17 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.00% 2.50% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 2.66% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 12
Average daily rate
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£358 £350 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £303 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +64.83%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1584 1430 1777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.29% 94.26% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 757 1012
Average daily rate £345 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 89
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 £10.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
Yorkshire

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 6 £328 -22.94%
Leeds -13 4 £319 -5.55% 5
Wakefield - - - -
DBA
Yorkshire

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 44 (64.71%) SQL
2 37 (54.41%) SQL Server
3 31 (45.59%) Oracle
4 28 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (35.29%) T-SQL
6 23 (33.82%) Windows
6 23 (33.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (33.82%) Oracle Database
7 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
8 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (22.06%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (22.06%) Clustering
10 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (17.65%) Data Guard
11 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling
12 10 (14.71%) Linux
12 10 (14.71%) SAN
13 9 (13.24%) SLA
13 9 (13.24%) QA
13 9 (13.24%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (11.76%) UNIX
14 8 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
14 8 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (10.29%) MySQL
15 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
15 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (10.29%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.47%) Apache
2 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (54.41%) SQL Server
2 23 (33.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (33.82%) Oracle Database
3 21 (30.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
6 7 (10.29%) MySQL
6 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
7 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
7 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (4.41%) DTS
8 3 (4.41%) OLTP
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
1 6 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Clustering
2 6 (8.82%) Replication
3 4 (5.88%) Firmware
4 3 (4.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 8 (11.76%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.47%) HPUX
4 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling
4 9 (13.24%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (8.82%) Data Architecture
6 4 (5.88%) ETL
6 4 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.41%) Information Security
7 3 (4.41%) E-business
7 3 (4.41%) Information Security Management
7 3 (4.41%) Security Management
7 3 (4.41%) Database Security
8 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.94%) Migration
8 2 (2.94%) Project Management
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.94%) ITIL
9 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (64.71%) SQL
2 24 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) OCP
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
1 9 (13.24%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.47%) OpenView
2 1 (1.47%) OVSD
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Oracle
2 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) Percona
4 3 (4.41%) CommVault
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) Capita
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Perforce
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.47%) Twitter