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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 84 54 79
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 28 70 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.21% 3.30% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 3.51% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £334 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £163 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
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 £13.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +53.84%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2167 1994 2414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.49% 93.92% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1059 1292
Average daily rate £330 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 123 152
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £10.13 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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 23 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 23 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 -24 17 £358 +2.14% 12
South Yorkshire -12 9 £400 +50.94% 7
North Yorkshire 0 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 23 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 91 (61.49%) SQL
2 78 (52.70%) SQL Server
3 58 (39.19%) Oracle
4 53 (35.81%) Performance Tuning
5 50 (33.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (31.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (30.41%) Oracle Database
8 43 (29.05%) T-SQL
9 37 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 35 (23.65%) Windows
11 32 (21.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 30 (20.27%) Clustering
13 29 (19.59%) Oracle RAC
14 24 (16.22%) Finance
14 24 (16.22%) Linux
14 24 (16.22%) Data Guard
15 21 (14.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (12.84%) Oracle RMAN
16 19 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (11.49%) SQL Server 2005
17 17 (11.49%) Oracle Database 10g
18 16 (10.81%) Data Modelling
18 16 (10.81%) PL/SQL
19 15 (10.14%) QA
20 14 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
20 14 (9.46%) SLA
21 13 (8.78%) UNIX
22 12 (8.11%) MySQL
22 12 (8.11%) SAN
22 12 (8.11%) Replication

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (4.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.11%) SAN
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (52.70%) SQL Server
2 50 (33.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (31.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (30.41%) Oracle Database
5 32 (21.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (14.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (11.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (11.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (8.11%) MySQL
9 12 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (6.08%) RDBMS
10 9 (6.08%) DTS
10 9 (6.08%) MongoDB
10 9 (6.08%) NoSQL
10 9 (6.08%) Relational Database
11 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (2.03%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 24 (16.22%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Retail
3 5 (3.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) J2EE
1 1 (0.68%) LAMP
1 1 (0.68%) Spring
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.68%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.27%) Clustering
2 12 (8.11%) Replication
3 4 (2.70%) NHS
3 4 (2.70%) Firmware
4 1 (0.68%) DTV
4 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.65%) Windows
2 24 (16.22%) Linux
3 13 (8.78%) UNIX
4 9 (6.08%) Solaris
5 7 (4.73%) HPUX
6 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.35%) zOS
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (35.81%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (10.81%) Data Modelling
4 10 (6.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (5.41%) Migration
5 8 (5.41%) Data Architecture
6 7 (4.73%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.73%) ETL
6 7 (4.73%) Security Management
7 6 (4.05%) Information Security Management
7 6 (4.05%) Information Security
7 6 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.38%) ITIL
9 4 (2.70%) Data Protection
10 3 (2.03%) Database Security
10 3 (2.03%) E-business
11 2 (1.35%) Project Management
11 2 (1.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 91 (61.49%) SQL
2 43 (29.05%) T-SQL
3 16 (10.81%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.68%) VBA
5 1 (0.68%) Java
5 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) OCP
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.14%) QA
2 14 (9.46%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (19.59%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (12.84%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.68%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 24 (16.22%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Statspack
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.68%) OpenView
3 1 (0.68%) Foglight
3 1 (0.68%) OVSD
Vendors
1 58 (39.19%) Oracle
2 37 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.41%) Percona
4 7 (4.73%) SAP
5 4 (2.70%) Teradata
6 3 (2.03%) CommVault
7 2 (1.35%) HP
7 2 (1.35%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.35%) Capita
8 1 (0.68%) Twitter
8 1 (0.68%) Retek
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.68%) Perforce
8 1 (0.68%) VMware
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