The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 48 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 22 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.82% 0.51% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 0.54% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 8
Median daily rate £359 £356 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £363 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
735 929 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.11% 94.70% 95.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 562 407
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 49 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the Cheshire region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester - 15 £375 - 1
Warrington +2 2 £353 -2.75%
Knutsford - 2 £394 - 2
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (32.35%) Java
6 10 (29.41%) ETL
6 10 (29.41%) Vertica
7 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle
8 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
8 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
9 6 (17.65%) IBM
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) DB2
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (11.76%) Big Data
11 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (11.76%) Analytics
11 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
11 4 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (11.76%) OLAP
11 4 (11.76%) Unix
12 3 (8.82%) Finance
12 3 (8.82%) AIX
12 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
12 3 (8.82%) PHP

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (2.94%) Liferay
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) DMZ
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 5 (14.71%) DB2
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (11.76%) Big Data
5 4 (11.76%) OLAP
5 4 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.88%) MySQL
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) zOS
5 1 (2.94%) HPUX
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) ETL
3 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.76%) Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) ERP
6 3 (8.82%) Web Development
7 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) High Availability
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Open Source
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) COBOL
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) PHP
3 3 (8.82%) R
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Vertica
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) IBM
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) Tableau
6 2 (5.88%) Kofax
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.94%) RainStor
7 1 (2.94%) Talend
7 1 (2.94%) Teradata
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