The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
North West / Manchester
Rank 65 80 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 28 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.08% 1.17% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.23% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 17
Median daily rate £325 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £277 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £401 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.39%

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
1273 1714 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.79% 95.33% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 986 797
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -6 4 £338 +28.57%
Altrincham - 2 - - 1
Stockport - 1 £275 - 3
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 31 (79.49%) SQL
2 26 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 21 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
6 13 (33.33%) Oracle
6 13 (33.33%) Windows
6 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 12 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (28.21%) Replication
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (23.08%) Migration
11 8 (20.51%) Unix
11 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
12 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
12 7 (17.95%) .NET
12 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (15.38%) CRM
13 6 (15.38%) C++
13 6 (15.38%) Linux
13 6 (15.38%) Change Management
13 6 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (15.38%) High Availability
13 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SPSS
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DMZ
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (7.69%) Ingres
10 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
11 2 (5.13%) KNIME
11 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (12.82%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Replication
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Licensing
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Unix
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) AIX
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) HPUX
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (23.08%) Migration
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.38%) Change Management
4 6 (15.38%) CRM
4 6 (15.38%) High Availability
5 5 (12.82%) Document Management
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.26%) ETL
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (10.26%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Optimisation
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (7.69%) Software Licensing
8 2 (5.13%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (5.13%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (5.13%) ETL Development
8 2 (5.13%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.38%) C++
4 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) R
7 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) OCP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (12.82%) Data Guard
3 4 (10.26%) SCOM
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (2.56%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + doe
Posted: 6 days ago