The median contractor rate for a DBA was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 70 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.97% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £355 £525 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.38% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.53 £39.50
% change year-on-year +48.96% -27.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 688 831 611
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 94.90% 95.63% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 553 335
Median daily rate £358 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 35
Median hourly rate £13.13 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.93% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured DBA in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -8 7 £355 -32.38% 3
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 47 (73.44%) Oracle
2 37 (57.81%) Oracle Database
3 31 (48.44%) Change Management
4 30 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (45.31%) Linux
6 27 (42.19%) SQL
6 27 (42.19%) ITIL
6 27 (42.19%) Windows
7 26 (40.63%) IaaS
7 26 (40.63%) Open Source
7 26 (40.63%) SaaS
7 26 (40.63%) PaaS
8 24 (37.50%) Data Management
9 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
9 22 (34.38%) DB2
10 21 (32.81%) Unix
10 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
11 19 (29.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (29.69%) Oracle EBS
12 17 (26.56%) PRINCE2
12 17 (26.56%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
12 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (26.56%) High Availability
13 16 (25.00%) DevOps
13 16 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 16 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
14 15 (23.44%) Problem Management
14 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (23.44%) Ingres

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 13 (20.31%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.25%) Tuxedo
4 3 (4.69%) JBoss
4 3 (4.69%) WildFly
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 16 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (4.69%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 26 (40.63%) IaaS
1 26 (40.63%) PaaS
1 26 (40.63%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (57.81%) Oracle Database
2 22 (34.38%) DB2
2 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (26.56%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (23.44%) Ingres
5 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
8 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (9.38%) RDBMS
8 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.56%) Adabas
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.81%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (45.31%) Linux
2 27 (42.19%) Windows
3 21 (32.81%) Unix
4 14 (21.88%) AIX
5 10 (15.63%) zOS
6 6 (9.38%) MVS
7 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.69%) HPUX
8 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.69%) VME
9 2 (3.13%) Solaris
10 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Change Management
2 30 (46.88%) Performance Tuning
3 27 (42.19%) ITIL
4 26 (40.63%) Open Source
5 24 (37.50%) Data Management
6 19 (29.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.56%) High Availability
7 17 (26.56%) PRINCE2
8 16 (25.00%) DevOps
8 16 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 15 (23.44%) Problem Management
10 13 (20.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (15.63%) Resource Management
12 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
12 7 (10.94%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (9.38%) Release Management
14 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
14 5 (7.81%) Service Management
15 4 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) COBOL
3 3 (4.69%) REXX
3 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) NATURAL
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.69%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 4 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (4.69%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Data Guard
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 47 (73.44%) Oracle
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.38%) CA
4 4 (6.25%) Cisco
4 4 (6.25%) NetApp
4 4 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (4.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat