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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 87 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 15 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 1.62% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.69% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 9
Median daily rate £359 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £290 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +6.66%
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
1731 1476 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.60% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 814 625
Median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 68
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (20.59%) Unix
7 7 (20.59%) Windows
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (17.65%) Linux
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 6 (17.65%) Database Tuning
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (14.71%) SLA
9 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (14.71%) Clustering
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (14.71%) Data Guard
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Applications

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 (14.71%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (8.82%) DB2
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.94%) MS Access
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Unix
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (17.65%) Database Tuning
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (11.76%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
7 1 (2.94%) ETL
7 1 (2.94%) ETL Development
7 1 (2.94%) High Availability
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (2.94%) Presales
7 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) COBOL
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) OCP
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) CA
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
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