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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 32 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 35 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.40% 1.37% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 1.44% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 8
Median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £480 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £37.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year
-13.24% -19.25%
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
741 1113 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.09% 95.62% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 755 397
Median daily rate £388 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 73
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.21% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 September 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 September 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 £300 -
Warrington +15 6 £375 +3.44% 1
Knutsford +5 2 £425 +13.33%
Crewe - 2 - -
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 30 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 26 (50.98%) Linux
4 25 (49.02%) ETL
5 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (31.37%) Vertica
7 16 (31.37%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (27.45%) E-Commerce
8 14 (27.45%) Java
9 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
10 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (19.61%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (17.65%) OLAP
12 9 (17.65%) Oracle
12 9 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (17.65%) Tableau
12 9 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
12 9 (17.65%) OLAP Cube
13 8 (15.69%) Analytics
13 8 (15.69%) Big Data
13 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
13 8 (15.69%) Finance
14 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (11.76%) High Availability
15 6 (11.76%) Replication
15 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
15 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database

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 2 (3.92%) IIS
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Liferay
2 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Network Security
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (19.61%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (17.65%) OLAP
4 9 (17.65%) OLAP Cube
5 8 (15.69%) Big Data
5 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
6 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
8 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
10 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.80%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Replication
2 4 (7.84%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) HPUX
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) zOS
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) ETL
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (31.37%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (27.45%) E-Commerce
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
7 9 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
8 8 (15.69%) Analytics
9 6 (11.76%) High Availability
10 4 (7.84%) CRM
10 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.84%) Database Mirroring
10 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.84%) ERP
10 4 (7.84%) Web Development
11 3 (5.88%) Migration
11 3 (5.88%) Open Source
12 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.96%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 14 (27.45%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.80%) R
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (3.92%) OpenView
1 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Vertica
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 9 (17.65%) Tableau
4 5 (9.80%) Talend
5 4 (7.84%) Teradata
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) Sybase
7 1 (1.96%) Cognos
7 1 (1.96%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.96%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.96%) ParAccel
7 1 (1.96%) RainStor