The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 43 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.64% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£341 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £331
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +89.47%
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
363 311 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.30% 93.67% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 185 127
Average daily rate £384 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 29
Average hourly rate £26.83 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £30.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes - - - -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) TKPROF
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) TKPROF
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) HPUX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) HP