The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 16 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.68% 3.13% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 3.42% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£356 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-65.33% +64.83%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
130 146 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.59% 91.25% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 46 41
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £182 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.60 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
Cheshire

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (28.57%) Local Government
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (14.29%) DTV
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) OLAP

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) SAP