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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 0.56% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.61% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £325 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.55% -2.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +8.57%

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
461 824 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.05% 92.58% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 528 397
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 43
Median hourly rate £19.66 £15.92 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.49% -13.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £35.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 21 January 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
Warrington - 5 £325 -
Knutsford +12 1 £325 -16.55%
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Cheshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 31 (75.61%) SQL
2 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
3 22 (53.66%) ETL
4 18 (43.90%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (41.46%) Linux
6 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
7 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
10 10 (24.39%) Finance
10 10 (24.39%) Database Mirroring
10 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (24.39%) High Availability
11 9 (21.95%) Vertica
11 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (21.95%) Replication
12 8 (19.51%) Banking
12 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
12 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
13 7 (17.07%) Tableau
14 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (14.63%) Java
14 6 (14.63%) Windows
14 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (12.20%) OLAP
15 5 (12.20%) IIS
15 5 (12.20%) Web Services

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 5 (12.20%) IIS
1 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
5 5 (12.20%) OLAP
5 5 (12.20%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (9.76%) Big Data
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.44%) DB2
9 1 (2.44%) MySQL
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.44%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
1 5 (12.20%) Talend Open Studio
1 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Replication
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) HPUX
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) ETL
2 18 (43.90%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (24.39%) Database Mirroring
5 10 (24.39%) High Availability
6 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (12.20%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (9.76%) Analytics
11 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.88%) Migration
12 1 (2.44%) Change Management
12 1 (2.44%) CRM
12 1 (2.44%) Data Visualisation
12 1 (2.44%) ERP
12 1 (2.44%) ITIL
12 1 (2.44%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
3 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
4 6 (14.63%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) R
6 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.44%) COBOL
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) JCL
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.44%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (4.88%) OpenView
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Vertica
3 7 (17.07%) Tableau
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) Talend
5 4 (9.76%) Teradata
6 2 (4.88%) Cognos
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.88%) Sybase
7 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.44%) Greenplum
7 1 (2.44%) Informatica
7 1 (2.44%) ParAccel
7 1 (2.44%) RainStor
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy