Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 60 120
Rank change year-on-year -21 +60 -36
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 13 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.47% 3.85% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 4.04% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 17
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £310 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.73% -12.94%
10th Percentile £375 £284 £253
90th Percentile £541 £388 £420
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
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 847 792 1,912
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 95.31% 89.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 548 1,284
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -18.62%
10th Percentile £225 £248 £220
90th Percentile £594 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £372 £325
% change year-on-year +4.31% +14.31% -16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 49 97
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £22.00 £29.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.14% +3.57% +86.67%
10th Percentile £9.22 £10.23 £12.53
90th Percentile £41.13 £46.83 £35.10
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +1.85% +80.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
4 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 6 (46.15%) MySQL
4 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
4 6 (46.15%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (38.46%) Data Guard
5 5 (38.46%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (30.77%) Ansible
6 4 (30.77%) Kanban
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (46.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
1 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) OCP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (38.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Data Guard
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle