Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 107 109
Rank change year-on-year +44 +2 -32
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 37 62 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.04% 2.28% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 2.48% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 11
North East median daily rate £355 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +15.38% -1.01%
10th Percentile £285 £284 £245
90th Percentile £394 £489 £400
England median daily rate £400 £396 £388
% change year-on-year +0.95% +2.26% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
North East median hourly rate - £33.83 -
England median hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.87% +1.33% -1.32%

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 1150 2497 1900
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 91.73% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 1699 1178
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £243
90th Percentile £550 £524 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 126 121
North East median hourly rate £17.48 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.04% +51.43% +14.75%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.28 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £33.87 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +39 35 £355 -5.33% 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 32 (86.49%) Oracle
2 22 (59.46%) Oracle Database
3 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
4 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
4 17 (45.95%) SQL
5 15 (40.54%) Data Guard
6 14 (37.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (29.73%) Clustering
7 11 (29.73%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (24.32%) Migration
9 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
9 8 (21.62%) Replication
9 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
9 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (18.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (18.92%) High Availability
10 7 (18.92%) Perl
10 7 (18.92%) Python
11 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
12 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (13.51%) Sybase ASE
12 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
12 5 (13.51%) Sybase
13 4 (10.81%) WebLogic

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 (10.81%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (2.70%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) Oracle Database
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (13.51%) Sybase ASE
7 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (8.11%) DB2
9 2 (5.41%) Adabas
9 2 (5.41%) MySQL
10 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (10.81%) Middleware
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.70%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) Replication
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) MVS
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
1 1 (2.70%) VME
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Migration
2 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (18.92%) High Availability
4 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.41%) Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Service Management
9 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.70%) Content Management
9 1 (2.70%) Data Management
9 1 (2.70%) Document Management
9 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
3 7 (18.92%) Perl
3 7 (18.92%) Python
4 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) JCL
5 1 (2.70%) NATURAL
5 1 (2.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
2 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) OCP
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Data Guard
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Sybase
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) IBM