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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 99 88 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -49
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 39 38 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.36% 1.49% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.57% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 63
Average daily rate £375 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% -20.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £36.35
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +5.22%
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
2725 2424 2156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.21% 95.06% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 1582 1268
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 120 103
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 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
West Yorkshire +2 31 £388 +3.33% 10
North Yorkshire +9 3 £383 - 7
South Yorkshire -26 3 £313 +11.60% 1
Humberside - 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 51 (66.23%) SQL
2 45 (58.44%) SQL Server
3 31 (40.26%) T-SQL
3 31 (40.26%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (32.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
6 21 (27.27%) Oracle
7 18 (23.38%) Migration
8 16 (20.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (18.18%) Replication
11 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database
11 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (15.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (14.29%) Finance
13 11 (14.29%) .NET
13 11 (14.29%) Windows
14 10 (12.99%) High Availability
15 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (10.39%) ETL
16 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET
16 8 (10.39%) MySQL
16 8 (10.39%) C#
16 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 12c
16 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
17 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
17 7 (9.09%) Release Management
17 7 (9.09%) VMware

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (58.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (32.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (20.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database
5 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (10.39%) MySQL
6 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
8 6 (7.79%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.90%) GIS
10 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.60%) DTS
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Advertising
2 1 (1.30%) Back Office
2 1 (1.30%) Law
2 1 (1.30%) Legal
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) .NET
2 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.49%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.60%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Replication
2 7 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (5.19%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (7.79%) Unix
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.90%) CentOS
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Solaris
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (23.38%) Migration
3 10 (12.99%) High Availability
4 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.39%) ETL
6 7 (9.09%) Database Optimisation
6 7 (9.09%) Release Management
7 5 (6.49%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.49%) ITIL
7 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.90%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.90%) Open Source
10 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.60%) Data Security
10 2 (2.60%) Database Tuning
10 2 (2.60%) DevOps
10 2 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (66.23%) SQL
2 31 (40.26%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.39%) C#
4 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.60%) Java
8 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.27%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) NetApp
4 4 (5.19%) Percona
5 3 (3.90%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.30%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) iManage
7 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Wakefield
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago