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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 85 50 77
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +27
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 44 73 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.68% 3.18% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 3.38% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 48 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +102.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £308 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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 £37.50 £47.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +43.93%
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
2422 2160 2220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.55% 94.04% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1248 1060
Average daily rate £363 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 115 155
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.94 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -18.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -34 30 £400 +5.26% 16
South Yorkshire 0 6 £315 -13.10% 9
East Yorkshire - 3 £275 - 4
North Yorkshire -10 2 £291 -27.18% 5
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (47.37%) Oracle
2 35 (46.05%) SQL
3 32 (42.11%) Oracle Database
4 27 (35.53%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
6 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (18.42%) Clustering
8 13 (17.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (15.79%) Replication
9 12 (15.79%) Finance
9 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (15.79%) UNIX
9 12 (15.79%) ETL
10 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (14.47%) Migration
11 10 (13.16%) Banking
11 10 (13.16%) PL/SQL
11 10 (13.16%) Linux
12 9 (11.84%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (10.53%) Data Guard
13 8 (10.53%) WebLogic
13 8 (10.53%) DB2
13 8 (10.53%) Windows
14 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (7.89%) Business Objects
15 6 (7.89%) ITIL
16 5 (6.58%) SAS
16 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (6.58%) RDBMS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.58%) SAS
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.32%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
3 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (10.53%) DB2
7 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
10 4 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (5.26%) Data Mart
10 4 (5.26%) BODI
10 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (3.95%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (3.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.32%) WSH
2 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Clustering
2 12 (15.79%) Replication
3 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 3 (3.95%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Statistics
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) UNIX
2 10 (13.16%) Linux
3 8 (10.53%) Windows
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.26%) zOS
5 2 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (1.32%) MVS
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (15.79%) ETL
3 11 (14.47%) Migration
4 6 (7.89%) ITIL
5 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.58%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.26%) Data Management
7 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.95%) ITSM
7 3 (3.95%) Service Management
7 3 (3.95%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.95%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.95%) High Availability
7 3 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.63%) DevOps
8 2 (2.63%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.63%) COBOL
6 1 (1.32%) Korn
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) MCTS
3 1 (1.32%) MCITP
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.63%) Puppet
3 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) OpenView
4 1 (1.32%) OVSD
4 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.26%) NetApp
3 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.95%) Teradata
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.95%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) HP
5 2 (2.63%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.32%) Perforce
6 1 (1.32%) Capita
6 1 (1.32%) Ceridian
6 1 (1.32%) Infor
6 1 (1.32%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.32%) Retek
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