The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 90 40 65
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +25
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 54 99 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.95% 3.98% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 4.24% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 21
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£375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +73.07%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2571 2335 1787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.68% 93.78% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1704 1490 928
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 120 101
Average hourly rate £13.46 £14.50 £13.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.35 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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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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
West Yorkshire -18 39 £375 +10.29% 12
North Yorkshire -1 7 £400 +8.84% 4
South Yorkshire -31 7 £325 -18.75% 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 64 (69.57%) SQL
2 48 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 46 (50.00%) Oracle
4 39 (42.39%) Performance Tuning
5 35 (38.04%) Oracle Database
6 30 (32.61%) T-SQL
7 24 (26.09%) Windows
7 24 (26.09%) Replication
8 20 (21.74%) Linux
8 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 19 (20.65%) Clustering
9 19 (20.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (19.57%) Migration
11 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (18.48%) PL/SQL
12 15 (16.30%) ITIL
13 14 (15.22%) Finance
13 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (14.13%) UNIX
14 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
14 13 (14.13%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (11.96%) .NET
15 11 (11.96%) Data Mart
15 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (10.87%) Percona
16 10 (10.87%) MySQL
16 10 (10.87%) ETL
16 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.52%) SAS
3 5 (5.43%) IIS
4 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss
6 1 (1.09%) Apache
6 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Office
2 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 35 (38.04%) Oracle Database
3 19 (20.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (14.13%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (11.96%) Data Mart
7 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (10.87%) MySQL
9 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (7.61%) OLAP
11 7 (7.61%) BODI
12 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (6.52%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
13 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (3.26%) Sybase ASE
14 3 (3.26%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.26%) Subversion
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.09%) JConsole
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Electronics
2 2 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) .NET
2 8 (8.70%) XML
3 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.43%) Middleware
4 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.09%) JRockit
6 1 (1.09%) LINQ
6 1 (1.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.09%) Replication
2 19 (20.65%) Clustering
3 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) DTV
4 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.09%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.09%) Windows
2 20 (21.74%) Linux
3 13 (14.13%) UNIX
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.78%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.09%) OS/390
8 1 (1.09%) zOS
8 1 (1.09%) MVS
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.39%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (19.57%) Migration
3 15 (16.30%) ITIL
4 10 (10.87%) ETL
4 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.52%) Analytics
6 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.52%) Data Management
6 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.43%) SOA
7 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.43%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (4.35%) DevOps
8 4 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.35%) High Availability
9 3 (3.26%) Release Management
9 3 (3.26%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (3.26%) Service Management
9 3 (3.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (69.57%) SQL
2 30 (32.61%) T-SQL
3 17 (18.48%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.35%) Korn
5 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Puppet
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
1 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.09%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 46 (50.00%) Oracle
2 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) Percona
4 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.61%) Business Objects
5 7 (7.61%) VMware
6 3 (3.26%) Sybase
7 1 (1.09%) BMC
7 1 (1.09%) NetApp
7 1 (1.09%) IBM
7 1 (1.09%) Siebel
7 1 (1.09%) SAP
7 1 (1.09%) Ceridian
7 1 (1.09%) EnterpriseDB
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