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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 74 73 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 64 45 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.19% 1.97% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.10% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 25
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£375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £19.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -41.44%
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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
2706 2145 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.80% 93.75% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 1339 1009
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 110 121
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £30.00 £43.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 +2 47 £375 +1.35% 17
South Yorkshire -21 9 £365 -2.66% 1
North Yorkshire -5 3 £363 -3.33% 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 80 (72.07%) SQL
2 63 (56.76%) SQL Server
3 59 (53.15%) Oracle
4 42 (37.84%) Oracle Database
5 38 (34.23%) Performance Tuning
5 38 (34.23%) T-SQL
6 34 (30.63%) Windows
7 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
8 25 (22.52%) Replication
8 25 (22.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (21.62%) Linux
10 23 (20.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (19.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (18.92%) Migration
13 20 (18.02%) Finance
14 19 (17.12%) Clustering
14 19 (17.12%) PL/SQL
15 17 (15.32%) ITIL
16 16 (14.41%) UNIX
16 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
18 14 (12.61%) Data Mart
18 14 (12.61%) SharePoint
18 14 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2012
20 12 (10.81%) Windows 2000 Server
20 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2000
21 11 (9.91%) Red Hat
21 11 (9.91%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (12.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.41%) SAS
3 5 (4.50%) IIS
4 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) JBoss
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) SAN
2 3 (2.70%) Firewall
2 3 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 42 (37.84%) Oracle Database
3 25 (22.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (20.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (19.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (12.61%) Data Mart
7 14 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (9.91%) MySQL
10 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (7.21%) BODI
12 7 (6.31%) OLAP
13 6 (5.41%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (4.50%) Hadoop
14 5 (4.50%) Big Data
14 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (2.70%) Subversion
2 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.90%) JConsole
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Electronics
2 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.41%) Banking
2 6 (5.41%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (0.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Publishing
4 1 (0.90%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) .NET
2 8 (7.21%) XML
3 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.50%) Middleware
4 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.90%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.90%) LINQ
6 1 (0.90%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Replication
2 19 (17.12%) Clustering
3 6 (5.41%) DTV
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.63%) Windows
2 24 (21.62%) Linux
3 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (14.41%) UNIX
4 12 (10.81%) Windows 2000 Server
5 11 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.90%) OS/390
7 1 (0.90%) zOS
7 1 (0.90%) MVS
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (18.92%) Migration
3 17 (15.32%) ITIL
4 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.91%) ETL
6 9 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.31%) Data Management
7 7 (6.31%) Release Management
8 6 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (5.41%) Analytics
8 6 (5.41%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.41%) Database Mirroring
9 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.50%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.50%) SOA
9 5 (4.50%) DevOps
10 4 (3.60%) High Availability
10 4 (3.60%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (72.07%) SQL
2 38 (34.23%) T-SQL
3 19 (17.12%) PL/SQL
4 10 (9.01%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.31%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.31%) Korn
7 1 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.90%) OCP
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.70%) SCCM
2 3 (2.70%) Puppet
2 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.80%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.90%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 59 (53.15%) Oracle
2 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.91%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.91%) Percona
4 10 (9.01%) VMware
5 8 (7.21%) Business Objects
6 6 (5.41%) SAP
7 4 (3.60%) NetApp
8 3 (2.70%) Citrix
8 3 (2.70%) Sybase
9 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.90%) BMC
10 1 (0.90%) Siebel
10 1 (0.90%) IBM
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