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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 91 33 69
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +36
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 38 108 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.50% 4.71% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 5.02% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 64 17
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£300 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £428 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +88.88%
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
2358 2151 1974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.05% 93.81% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1266 937
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 104 165
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.48 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.40 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -55 18 £320 -20.00% 23
South Yorkshire +1 16 £280 -37.77% 9
North Yorkshire -15 2 - - 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 50 (57.47%) SQL
2 38 (43.68%) Oracle
2 38 (43.68%) Performance Tuning
3 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
4 30 (34.48%) Oracle Database
5 21 (24.14%) Clustering
6 19 (21.84%) Replication
7 18 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (20.69%) T-SQL
8 14 (16.09%) Linux
8 14 (16.09%) Windows
8 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (13.79%) Finance
9 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN
10 11 (12.64%) ETL
11 10 (11.49%) UNIX
11 10 (11.49%) PL/SQL
11 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (10.34%) Migration
12 9 (10.34%) ITIL
13 8 (9.20%) WebLogic
13 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (9.20%) Banking
14 7 (8.05%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (6.90%) Service Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (9.20%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.75%) SAS
3 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) CICS
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.15%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 30 (34.48%) Oracle Database
3 18 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (6.90%) DB2
11 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (4.60%) Data Mart
12 4 (4.60%) BODI
12 4 (4.60%) MySQL
12 4 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Middleware
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.15%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Clustering
2 19 (21.84%) Replication
3 3 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) DTV
5 1 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
1 14 (16.09%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) UNIX
3 6 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) zOS
6 1 (1.15%) MVS
6 1 (1.15%) Solaris
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.68%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (12.64%) ETL
3 9 (10.34%) ITIL
3 9 (10.34%) Migration
3 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.90%) High Availability
4 6 (6.90%) Service Management
5 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.75%) Data Migration
5 5 (5.75%) SOA
6 4 (4.60%) Data Management
6 4 (4.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.45%) ITSM
7 3 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (57.47%) SQL
2 18 (20.69%) T-SQL
3 10 (11.49%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.30%) COBOL
7 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) VCP4
3 1 (1.15%) MCTS
3 1 (1.15%) MCITP
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.30%) Puppet
2 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (43.68%) Oracle
2 5 (5.75%) VMware
3 4 (4.60%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.60%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) NetApp
3 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.45%) Percona
5 2 (2.30%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.30%) IBM
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.15%) Ceridian
6 1 (1.15%) Infor
6 1 (1.15%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.15%) Retek
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