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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 92 30 75
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +45
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 52 126 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.81% 4.91% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 5.25% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 79 18
Average daily rate
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£315 £374 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +22.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
DBA
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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
2652 2399 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.40% 93.46% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1655 1498 1002
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 118 140
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -36 29 £345 -4.82% 9
South Yorkshire -16 17 £280 -25.33% 4
North Yorkshire -16 6 £413 +10.00% 3
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 53 (62.35%) SQL
2 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
3 40 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
4 39 (45.88%) Oracle
5 30 (35.29%) Oracle Database
6 21 (24.71%) Replication
6 21 (24.71%) T-SQL
6 21 (24.71%) Windows
7 20 (23.53%) Clustering
8 17 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (20.00%) UNIX
9 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (17.65%) ITIL
10 15 (17.65%) Linux
10 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 13 (15.29%) PL/SQL
11 13 (15.29%) Finance
12 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
13 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (12.94%) Migration
14 10 (11.76%) MySQL
15 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (10.59%) Percona
16 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.41%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.24%) SAS
4 5 (5.88%) IIS
5 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
2 30 (35.29%) Oracle Database
3 17 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (11.76%) MySQL
7 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (8.24%) OLAP
9 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (7.06%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (4.71%) BODI
10 4 (4.71%) Data Mart
10 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (4.71%) DB2
11 3 (3.53%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (3.53%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.18%) JConsole
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) XML
2 6 (7.06%) .NET
2 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (4.71%) Middleware
5 1 (1.18%) WSH
5 1 (1.18%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Replication
2 20 (23.53%) Clustering
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) NHS
4 1 (1.18%) DTV
4 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) Statistics
4 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.18%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 17 (20.00%) UNIX
3 15 (17.65%) Linux
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.06%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.18%) OS/390
8 1 (1.18%) zOS
8 1 (1.18%) MVS
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (17.65%) ITIL
3 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (12.94%) Migration
4 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.41%) ETL
6 6 (7.06%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.06%) High Availability
6 6 (7.06%) Analytics
7 5 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.88%) SOA
8 4 (4.71%) Data Management
8 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.53%) Database Mirroring
9 3 (3.53%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.53%) Change Control
9 3 (3.53%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (3.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (62.35%) SQL
2 21 (24.71%) T-SQL
3 13 (15.29%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.18%) Korn
5 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) MCTS
3 1 (1.18%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.18%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (1.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Oracle
2 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.59%) Percona
4 5 (5.88%) VMware
4 5 (5.88%) NetApp
5 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.71%) Business Objects
5 4 (4.71%) SAP
6 3 (3.53%) Sybase
7 1 (1.18%) Siebel
7 1 (1.18%) BMC
7 1 (1.18%) Ceridian
7 1 (1.18%) Infor
7 1 (1.18%) EnterpriseDB
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