The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 18 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.05% 1.88% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 2.09% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£351 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +54.55%
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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
117 191 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 89.31% 89.67% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 63 58
Average daily rate £300 £312 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.01% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) DTV
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle