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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 73 93 63
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -30
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 76 28 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.42% 1.17% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 1.25% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.91%
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
2950 2233 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.80% 93.16% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 1344 1140
Average daily rate £360 £331 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 124 140
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +29 65 £375 +11.11% 6
South Yorkshire -21 8 £420 +24.44%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 100 (75.19%) SQL
2 84 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 80 (60.15%) Oracle
4 49 (36.84%) Oracle Database
5 47 (35.34%) T-SQL
6 43 (32.33%) Windows
6 43 (32.33%) Microsoft
7 39 (29.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (25.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (24.06%) Performance Tuning
10 29 (21.80%) Linux
11 28 (21.05%) Migration
11 28 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 27 (20.30%) PL/SQL
12 27 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (15.79%) Release Management
15 19 (14.29%) Replication
15 19 (14.29%) Clustering
15 19 (14.29%) Red Hat
15 19 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (14.29%) MongoDB
16 18 (13.53%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (13.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (12.03%) Finance
17 16 (12.03%) MySQL
17 16 (12.03%) ETL
17 16 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (10.53%) UNIX

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (8.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.51%) SAS
3 5 (3.76%) IIS
4 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Office
2 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) Firewall
1 3 (2.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 49 (36.84%) Oracle Database
3 39 (29.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (25.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (14.29%) MongoDB
7 18 (13.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (13.53%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (12.03%) MySQL
8 16 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (10.53%) Data Mart
10 10 (7.52%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (6.77%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (6.02%) BODI
13 7 (5.26%) OLAP
14 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (4.51%) Oracle OLAP
14 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
14 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (2.26%) Subversion
2 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.75%) JConsole
General
1 16 (12.03%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Marketing
3 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.76%) Electronics
3 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.26%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Law
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) .NET
2 8 (6.02%) XML
3 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (0.75%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.75%) JRockit
5 1 (0.75%) Middleware
5 1 (0.75%) MDX
5 1 (0.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Replication
1 19 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (3.76%) DTV
3 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.75%) NHS
4 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.33%) Windows
2 29 (21.80%) Linux
3 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (10.53%) UNIX
6 7 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) CentOS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.75%) OS/390
8 1 (0.75%) zOS
8 1 (0.75%) MVS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (21.05%) Migration
3 21 (15.79%) Release Management
4 16 (12.03%) ETL
5 14 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.02%) ITIL
7 10 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.26%) Data Management
8 7 (5.26%) Analytics
9 6 (4.51%) DevOps
10 5 (3.76%) Database Mirroring
10 5 (3.76%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (3.76%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.76%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.01%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (3.01%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.26%) High Availability
12 3 (2.26%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (2.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 100 (75.19%) SQL
2 47 (35.34%) T-SQL
3 27 (20.30%) PL/SQL
4 10 (7.52%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.26%) Korn
5 7 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.02%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.26%) SCCM
2 3 (2.26%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.26%) Puppet
2 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.75%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 80 (60.15%) Oracle
2 43 (32.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 12 (9.02%) Percona
5 9 (6.77%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.51%) VMware
7 5 (3.76%) SAP
8 4 (3.01%) NetApp
9 3 (2.26%) Citrix
9 3 (2.26%) Sybase
10 1 (0.75%) BMC
10 1 (0.75%) Cognos
10 1 (0.75%) Siebel
10 1 (0.75%) IBM
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