The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 25 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.59% 1.14% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 1.21% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
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Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 165 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 92.48% 94.29% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 88 87
Average daily rate £313 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £153 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.65 £26.50 £15.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 12 (46.15%) DB2
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (34.62%) Change Management
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
3 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (30.77%) Migration
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) Security Management
4 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
4 7 (26.92%) Patch Management
4 7 (26.92%) Database Tuning
4 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (26.92%) Database Security
5 6 (23.08%) FMCG
5 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
5 6 (23.08%) IBM
6 5 (19.23%) JCL
6 5 (19.23%) zOS
6 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (15.38%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (15.38%) Finance

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
1 1 (3.85%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) DB2
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (15.38%) OLTP
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Adabas
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.85%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
1 6 (23.08%) FMCG
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) zOS
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
3 2 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) MVS
4 1 (3.85%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Change Management
2 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (26.92%) Patch Management
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) Security Management
3 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
3 7 (26.92%) Database Tuning
3 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (26.92%) Database Security
4 4 (15.38%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
3 5 (19.23%) JCL
4 4 (15.38%) C
4 4 (15.38%) REXX
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.85%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (15.38%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (3.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (15.38%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft