The median contractor rate for a DBA was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 95 67
Rank change year-on-year +54 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 18 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.22% 1.87% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 2.10% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 4
Median daily rate £310 £285 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.77% -29.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £345 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +3.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  

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 524 1429 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 93.74% 89.20% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 882 471
Median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 82 81
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 +62 15 £310 +6.71% 4
Durham - 2 £363 -
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (38.46%) SQL
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Adabas
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (19.23%) Replication
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Mainframe
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (15.38%) Clustering
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (11.54%) NATURAL
8 2 (7.69%) JCL
8 2 (7.69%) BMC
8 2 (7.69%) CA
8 2 (7.69%) NetApp
8 2 (7.69%) REXX
8 2 (7.69%) zOS
8 2 (7.69%) MVS
8 2 (7.69%) SLA

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Adabas
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (7.69%) DB2
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (3.85%) Ingres
8 1 (3.85%) MySQL
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.85%) Redis
8 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Mainframe
1 5 (19.23%) Replication
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) MVS
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) zOS
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) QMS
4 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 2 (7.69%) Release Management
4 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) NATURAL
3 2 (7.69%) JCL
3 2 (7.69%) REXX
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) OCP
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (7.69%) Perfmon
2 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) BMC
2 2 (7.69%) CA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) NetApp
2 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
2 2 (7.69%) VMware