The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire 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 24 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 19 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.05% 0.91% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 0.96% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £286 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £452 £414
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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
297 521 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.59% 94.73% 86.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 376 227
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 41 28
Median hourly rate £40.75 £34.95 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.59% +58.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.02 £82.00
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 Lancashire

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Lancashire 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
Blackpool - 11 £438 -
Preston +6 3 £325 -13.33%
Blackburn - 1 - -
Lancaster - 1 £335 -
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 24 (82.76%) Oracle
2 19 (65.52%) Oracle Database
3 17 (58.62%) Oracle Database 12c
4 15 (51.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (48.28%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (44.83%) High Availability
7 11 (37.93%) Open Source
7 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (37.93%) Oracle Application Server
7 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
8 10 (34.48%) ITIL
9 9 (31.03%) Data Management
9 9 (31.03%) Change Management
9 9 (31.03%) IaaS
9 9 (31.03%) SaaS
9 9 (31.03%) PaaS
10 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) SQL
12 5 (17.24%) DB2
12 5 (17.24%) Ingres
12 5 (17.24%) Mainframe
12 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (17.24%) Database Security
12 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (13.79%) DevOps
13 4 (13.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
13 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 11 (37.93%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (6.90%) Liferay
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (48.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) IaaS
1 9 (31.03%) PaaS
1 9 (31.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) Oracle Database
2 17 (58.62%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.24%) DB2
4 5 (17.24%) Ingres
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
6 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (3.45%) MySQL
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (10.34%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) AIX
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) High Availability
2 11 (37.93%) Open Source
2 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL
4 9 (31.03%) Change Management
4 9 (31.03%) Data Management
5 5 (17.24%) Database Security
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Optimisation
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.45%) ITSM
8 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
8 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.45%) MetaFrame
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.45%) Foglight
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Imperva
5 1 (3.45%) VMware