Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £361 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 23 January 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 80 93
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 30 71 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.45% 3.05% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 3.27% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 63 16
North East median daily rate £361 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% +15.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £273
90th Percentile £388 £498 £438
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -32.50% - +3.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,161 2,168 1,848
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 93.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 1,507 1,143
North East median daily rate £388 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% -7.50% +7.74%
10th Percentile £225 £257 £253
90th Percentile £563 £525 £581
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 97 105
North East median hourly rate £17.30 £22.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.11% +26.62% +8.82%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.02
90th Percentile £50.00 £37.10 £35.60
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the North East

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBA in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in the North East

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in the North East over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in the North East

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in the North East

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +13 29 £361 -3.67% 3
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 North East region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 28 (93.33%) Oracle
2 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
4 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (43.33%) Data Guard
6 12 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (40.00%) SQL
7 9 (30.00%) Migration
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
8 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (23.33%) High Availability
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 7 (23.33%) Python
9 7 (23.33%) Perl
9 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (23.33%) Replication
10 6 (20.00%) Clustering
10 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
10 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (16.67%) Sybase
11 5 (16.67%) Sybase ASE
11 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
12 4 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.33%) SQL Server

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (3.33%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (16.67%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.67%) DB2
6 2 (6.67%) MySQL
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
2 6 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (23.33%) High Availability
4 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Bug Management
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Kanban
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
6 2 (6.67%) Telematics
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
7 1 (3.33%) Personalization
7 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Perl
3 7 (23.33%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) OCP
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Data Guard
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (6.67%) Nagios
5 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Sybase
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.33%) HP