The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 65 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 25 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.73% 1.54% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.67% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £260 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £224 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £46.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +32.14%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1356 1018 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.58% 92.04% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 500 597
Average daily rate £338 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 84
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (27.27%) Oracle
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
6 6 (18.18%) Retail
6 6 (18.18%) QA
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (15.15%) Banking
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) Replication
9 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (9.09%) SOA
9 3 (9.09%) Middleware
9 3 (9.09%) IBM
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.09%) .NET
9 3 (9.09%) DB2
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle ODI

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) DB2
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) DTS
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) PMI
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) zOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Release Management
5 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.03%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Coaching
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) OOD
6 1 (3.03%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VBA
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (6.06%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Northgate
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