The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 88 58 84
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 28 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.19% 3.10% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 3.31% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £166 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +75.82%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2189 1966 2428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.35% 93.66% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1046 1301
Average daily rate £330 £315 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 122 154
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £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 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
England

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 30 July 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 30 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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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 -20 17 £358 +2.14% 8
South Yorkshire -14 9 £400 +25.00% 3
North Yorkshire -4 2 £375 +12.78% 4
East Yorkshire - - - -
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England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 87 (60.84%) SQL
2 77 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 54 (37.76%) Oracle
4 50 (34.97%) Performance Tuning
5 49 (34.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (31.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (29.37%) T-SQL
8 41 (28.67%) Oracle Database
9 36 (25.17%) Microsoft
10 34 (23.78%) Windows
11 31 (21.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 29 (20.28%) Clustering
13 27 (18.88%) Oracle RAC
14 24 (16.78%) Finance
14 24 (16.78%) Data Guard
15 22 (15.38%) Linux
16 21 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (12.59%) Oracle RMAN
18 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2005
19 16 (11.19%) Oracle Database 10g
20 15 (10.49%) Data Modelling
21 14 (9.79%) QA
22 13 (9.09%) PL/SQL
22 13 (9.09%) SLA
23 12 (8.39%) MySQL
23 12 (8.39%) UNIX
23 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 12 (8.39%) Replication
24 11 (7.69%) Data Warehouse

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (4.20%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 49 (34.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (31.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (28.67%) Oracle Database
5 31 (21.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (11.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (8.39%) MySQL
9 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (6.29%) MongoDB
11 9 (6.29%) NoSQL
11 9 (6.29%) DTS
12 8 (5.59%) RDBMS
12 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
13 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (2.10%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.70%) Toad
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (16.78%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Retail
3 5 (3.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.28%) Clustering
2 12 (8.39%) Replication
3 4 (2.80%) Firmware
4 3 (2.10%) NHS
5 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.78%) Windows
2 22 (15.38%) Linux
3 12 (8.39%) UNIX
4 9 (6.29%) Solaris
5 6 (4.20%) HPUX
6 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.40%) zOS
8 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.97%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (10.49%) Data Modelling
4 10 (6.99%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (4.90%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (4.90%) Data Architecture
5 7 (4.90%) ETL
5 7 (4.90%) Security Management
5 7 (4.90%) Migration
5 7 (4.90%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.20%) Information Security Management
6 6 (4.20%) Information Security
7 5 (3.50%) ITIL
7 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.80%) Data Protection
8 4 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.10%) Database Security
9 3 (2.10%) E-business
10 2 (1.40%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (1.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (60.84%) SQL
2 42 (29.37%) T-SQL
3 13 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.70%) PHP
5 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.70%) OCP
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.79%) QA
2 13 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (18.88%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (12.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.70%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 24 (16.78%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.70%) OpenView
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.70%) Foglight
3 1 (0.70%) OVSD
Vendors
1 54 (37.76%) Oracle
2 36 (25.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.59%) Percona
4 7 (4.90%) SAP
5 4 (2.80%) Teradata
6 3 (2.10%) CommVault
7 2 (1.40%) Capita
7 2 (1.40%) HP
8 1 (0.70%) Twitter
8 1 (0.70%) Retek
8 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.70%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.70%) VMware
8 1 (0.70%) Perforce
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