Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 77 88
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -15
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 13 68 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.35% 3.70% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 3.97% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 62 7
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £369 £369 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.72% +76.83%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £308
90th Percentile £391 £488 £480
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £369 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -1.67% +11.11% +62.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 914 1,715 1,281
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 93.36% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 1,265 849
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £257 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £525 £560
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 62 47
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +12.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £9.58 £10.25 £10.17
90th Percentile £42.49 £38.75 £30.05
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -37.78% +15.38% +31.76%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Replication
4 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) DB2
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Nagios
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Kanban
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Telematics
6 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
6 2 (15.38%) Rackspace
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Bug Management
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) DB2
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Bug Management
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Kanban
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Telematics
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Rackspace