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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 41 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.46% 1.42% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.59% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£384 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.50% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +88.69%
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
344 251 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.90% 89.32% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 113 222
Average daily rate £338 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 23
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £31.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -53.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £37.50 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014. 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
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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
Blackpool - 1 £325 - 1
Preston - - - -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) FTP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) OLAP
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) ISPF
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mart
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mart
4 2 (22.22%) OLAP
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JCL
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) CA
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) TIBCO