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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 20 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 14 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.43% 3.85% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 4.07% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £319 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +73.07%
DBA
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
224 123 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.82% 94.62% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 74 90
Average daily rate £325 £337 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.56% +3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 9 (45.00%) DB2
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (25.00%) Change Management
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (20.00%) SAP Basis
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) SAP
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (20.00%) FMCG
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Replication
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Security Management
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (10.00%) Windows

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DAB
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) DB2
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.00%) OLTP
8 1 (5.00%) OLAP
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) FMCG
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) HPUX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Database Security
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) JCL
4 1 (5.00%) REXX
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) Perforce