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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 75 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 29 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 2.19% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.29% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 13
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £217 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £464 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +8.66%
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
1703 1353 1151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.25% 95.48% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 781 612
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 55
Average hourly rate £17.30 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Salford - 1 £263 -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 41 (66.13%) SQL
2 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
3 17 (27.42%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (22.58%) Teradata
6 14 (22.58%) Migration
6 14 (22.58%) Windows
6 14 (22.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 13 (20.97%) Oracle Database
7 13 (20.97%) Oracle
7 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (17.74%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (17.74%) Capacity Management
9 11 (17.74%) Performance Optimisation
10 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
10 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (14.52%) ITIL
10 9 (14.52%) .NET
10 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (12.90%) Finance
11 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
11 8 (12.90%) DNS
11 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
11 8 (12.90%) Problem Management
11 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.61%) CICS
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (27.42%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (22.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 13 (20.97%) Oracle Database
6 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (8.06%) DB2
12 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (1.61%) IDMS
13 1 (1.61%) MS Access
13 1 (1.61%) MySQL
13 1 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.61%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
4 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.23%) Middleware
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.61%) MDX
4 1 (1.61%) ODBC
4 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) NHS
1 6 (9.68%) Replication
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
2 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (1.61%) AIX
5 1 (1.61%) Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Solaris
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Migration
2 11 (17.74%) Capacity Management
2 11 (17.74%) Performance Optimisation
2 11 (17.74%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (14.52%) ITIL
4 8 (12.90%) Problem Management
5 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.68%) ETL
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.06%) Benchmarking
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.06%) High Availability
7 5 (8.06%) Service Management
8 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.84%) Change Control
9 3 (4.84%) Database Tuning
9 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) COBOL
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.61%) MCP
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.45%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.61%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Teradata
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle
3 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) CA
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) SmartStream
5 1 (1.61%) Vertica