Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Administrator
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 67 101
Rank change year-on-year -23 +34 -30
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 7 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.68% 3.76% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 3.94% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 36 10
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £381 £325 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.31% +14.54% -29.50%
10th Percentile £328 £295 £259
90th Percentile £425 £425 £493
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £381 £325 £305
% change year-on-year +17.31% +6.56% -18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £35.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 991 990 1,627
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 95.47% 91.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 683 1,069
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £383 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +8.82% -6.85%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £225
90th Percentile £561 £528 £533
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.83% +6.62% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 52
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.91% +1.85% +107.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.07
90th Percentile £42.75 £40.00 £35.93
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £26.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -45.28% +8.16% +88.46%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Newcastle upon Tyne

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBA in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Newcastle upon Tyne

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Newcastle upon Tyne

DBA Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Nagios
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Telematics
3 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
3 2 (28.57%) Bug Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Bug Management
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Kanban
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Rackspace