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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 58 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 39 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.56% 1.24% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 1.31% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 4
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£363 £344 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £374 £369
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -
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
1440 1221 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.36% 94.80% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 658 462
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 60 79
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.51% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport - 4 £300 - 3
Wigan - 1 £220 - 2
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 34 (53.97%) SQL
2 20 (31.75%) MySQL
2 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
3 18 (28.57%) Linux
4 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 15 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (20.63%) Oracle
5 13 (20.63%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (19.05%) Replication
7 11 (17.46%) Python
7 11 (17.46%) Bourne shell
8 10 (15.87%) UNIX
8 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
9 9 (14.29%) Finance
9 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (9.52%) IBM
12 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.94%) Teradata
13 5 (7.94%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.94%) Windows
13 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (6.35%) Data Guard
14 4 (6.35%) Capacity Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) MySQL
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (6.35%) DB2
8 3 (4.76%) OLAP
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.76%) Big Data
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (6.35%) Toad
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Replication
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.59%) VSAM
5 1 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) UNIX
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 4 (6.35%) AIX
4 4 (6.35%) Solaris
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) zOS
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.35%) Capacity Management
4 3 (4.76%) Database Security
4 3 (4.76%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (4.76%) ITIL
4 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.17%) Data Security
5 2 (3.17%) Migration
5 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.17%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.17%) Database Tuning
5 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.59%) Release Management
6 1 (1.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.59%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.59%) Stress Testing
6 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) SQL
2 15 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 11 (17.46%) Python
3 11 (17.46%) Bourne shell
4 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.17%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.59%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.35%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.59%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) IBM
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Teradata
4 2 (3.17%) Percona
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.59%) QAD
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) BMC
5 1 (1.59%) CA
5 1 (1.59%) Progress
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Reed Technology
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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