The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 16 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.74% 0.79% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 0.86% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +1.40%
DBA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 116 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.33% 91.34% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 49
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 21
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.42% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Chester

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Chester region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
3 16 (84.21%) SQL
4 14 (73.68%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) ETL
5 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (36.84%) MongoDB
7 5 (26.32%) Vertica
8 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (21.05%) R
8 4 (21.05%) Tableau
8 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
9 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (10.53%) Talend
11 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (5.26%) ParAccel
11 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
11 1 (5.26%) Web Development
11 1 (5.26%) Greenplum
11 1 (5.26%) Network Security
11 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
11 1 (5.26%) VLDB

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) MongoDB
3 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) ETL
2 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) R
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Vertica
3 4 (21.05%) Tableau
4 2 (10.53%) Talend
5 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.26%) Greenplum
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica
5 1 (5.26%) ParAccel