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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 93 60 87
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 28 66 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.15% 3.06% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 3.28% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 44 19
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£363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 £45.00 £40.57 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +54.55%
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
2233 2015 2525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.08% 93.42% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1103 1310
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 121 121
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £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 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
South Yorkshire -9 13 £363 +101.38% 2
West Yorkshire -16 13 £375 +3.44% 15
East Yorkshire - - - - 6
North Yorkshire - - - - 3
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 50 (48.54%) SQL
2 46 (44.66%) Oracle
3 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
4 43 (41.75%) Oracle Database
5 31 (30.10%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (26.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (25.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (21.36%) T-SQL
8 22 (21.36%) Data Guard
9 21 (20.39%) Oracle RAC
10 20 (19.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (19.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (18.45%) Finance
12 17 (16.50%) Windows
13 16 (15.53%) Oracle RMAN
14 15 (14.56%) Clustering
14 15 (14.56%) UNIX
14 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
15 13 (12.62%) PL/SQL
15 13 (12.62%) Linux
16 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (10.68%) Relational Database
17 11 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (10.68%) RDBMS
18 10 (9.71%) Replication
19 8 (7.77%) DTS
19 8 (7.77%) Data Modelling
20 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
21 6 (5.83%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (4.85%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.91%) Apache
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) SAS
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
2 43 (41.75%) Oracle Database
3 27 (26.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (25.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (19.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 20 (19.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (10.68%) Relational Database
7 11 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (10.68%) RDBMS
8 8 (7.77%) DTS
9 6 (5.83%) MySQL
10 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.91%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (2.91%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 19 (18.45%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Banking
2 6 (5.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Electronics
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Clustering
2 10 (9.71%) Replication
3 4 (3.88%) Firmware
4 3 (2.91%) NHS
5 1 (0.97%) DTV
5 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Windows
2 15 (14.56%) UNIX
3 13 (12.62%) Linux
4 6 (5.83%) HPUX
4 6 (5.83%) Solaris
5 3 (2.91%) zOS
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.10%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (7.77%) Data Modelling
3 6 (5.83%) ETL
3 6 (5.83%) ITIL
3 6 (5.83%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (5.83%) Migration
4 5 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (4.85%) Security Management
4 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.88%) Database Security
5 4 (3.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (1.94%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (1.94%) Data Mapping
6 2 (1.94%) Data Architecture
6 2 (1.94%) Line Management
6 2 (1.94%) Project Management
6 2 (1.94%) Workflow
6 2 (1.94%) Information Security Management
6 2 (1.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.54%) SQL
2 22 (21.36%) T-SQL
3 13 (12.62%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.97%) COBOL
4 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) SLA
1 4 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.39%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (15.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.97%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 22 (21.36%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.97%) OpenView
3 1 (0.97%) Foglight
3 1 (0.97%) OVSD
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (44.66%) Oracle
2 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.88%) Teradata
4 3 (2.91%) Percona
4 3 (2.91%) HP
4 3 (2.91%) CommVault
4 3 (2.91%) SAP
5 2 (1.94%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.94%) Retek
5 2 (1.94%) Capita
6 1 (0.97%) Perforce
6 1 (0.97%) VMware
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
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