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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 93 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 24 58 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.02% 2.60% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.78% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £37.65 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +121.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.57 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +88.69%
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
2193 2086 2566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.81% 93.63% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 1119 1351
Average daily rate £331 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £178 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 140 128
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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
South Yorkshire -6 13 £350 -6.66% 4
West Yorkshire -13 9 £375 +7.14% 13
North Yorkshire +5 1 £375 +12.78% 2
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 69 (56.10%) SQL
2 63 (51.22%) SQL Server
3 50 (40.65%) Oracle
4 43 (34.96%) Oracle Database
5 40 (32.52%) Performance Tuning
6 38 (30.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (29.27%) T-SQL
8 33 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (24.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 29 (23.58%) Microsoft
11 27 (21.95%) Windows
12 26 (21.14%) Data Guard
13 24 (19.51%) Oracle RAC
14 22 (17.89%) Finance
15 20 (16.26%) Clustering
15 20 (16.26%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (15.45%) Linux
17 17 (13.82%) Oracle RMAN
18 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
19 15 (12.20%) UNIX
20 14 (11.38%) Data Modelling
20 14 (11.38%) SQL Server 2005
21 13 (10.57%) Disaster Recovery
22 11 (8.94%) SLA
22 11 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
22 11 (8.94%) PL/SQL
22 11 (8.94%) QA
23 10 (8.13%) Solaris
23 10 (8.13%) RDBMS
23 10 (8.13%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 8 (6.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.63%) Apache
3 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 43 (34.96%) Oracle Database
3 38 (30.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (24.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (16.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (11.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (8.13%) RDBMS
10 10 (8.13%) Relational Database
11 9 (7.32%) MySQL
12 8 (6.50%) DTS
13 7 (5.69%) MongoDB
13 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
14 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (2.44%) Oracle OWB
16 3 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.26%) Clustering
2 9 (7.32%) Replication
3 4 (3.25%) Firmware
4 3 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) DTV
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.95%) Windows
2 19 (15.45%) Linux
3 15 (12.20%) UNIX
4 10 (8.13%) Solaris
5 6 (4.88%) HPUX
6 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.63%) zOS
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (11.38%) Data Modelling
3 13 (10.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.32%) Security Management
4 9 (7.32%) ETL
5 7 (5.69%) Migration
6 6 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (4.88%) Information Security Management
6 6 (4.88%) Information Security
7 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.07%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.25%) Data Architecture
8 4 (3.25%) Database Security
8 4 (3.25%) ITIL
9 3 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.63%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (1.63%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.63%) Data Mapping
10 2 (1.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (56.10%) SQL
2 36 (29.27%) T-SQL
3 11 (8.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.63%) OCP
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) SLA
1 11 (8.94%) QA
System Software
1 24 (19.51%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (13.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.81%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 26 (21.14%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.81%) OpenView
3 1 (0.81%) Foglight
3 1 (0.81%) OVSD
Vendors
1 50 (40.65%) Oracle
2 29 (23.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.69%) SAP
4 6 (4.88%) Percona
5 4 (3.25%) Teradata
6 3 (2.44%) HP
6 3 (2.44%) CommVault
7 2 (1.63%) Capita
7 2 (1.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.81%) Retek
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.81%) Perforce
8 1 (0.81%) VMware
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