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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 57 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 30 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.16% 2.80% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.99% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 9
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£344 £258 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.49% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £228 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+21.35% +37.33%
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
1307 1038 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.10% 93.77% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 558 491
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 66
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Bolton - - - -
Sale - - - -
Wigan - - - - 2
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (37.50%) Oracle
4 17 (35.42%) T-SQL
5 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database
6 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.67%) Retail
8 8 (16.67%) Windows
8 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (14.58%) Solaris
10 6 (12.50%) AIX
10 6 (12.50%) UNIX
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (12.50%) QA
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (10.42%) Data Guard
11 5 (10.42%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (10.42%) IBM
11 5 (10.42%) Toad

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database
3 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) DB2
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.08%) Big Data
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.08%) DTS
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Toad
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (4.17%) ODBC
4 1 (2.08%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Clustering
1 4 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Solaris
3 6 (12.50%) AIX
3 6 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Change Management
4 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL
4 3 (6.25%) SOA
5 2 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.17%) Database Tuning
5 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.08%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.08%) Data Architecture
6 1 (2.08%) Information Security
6 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.08%) OO
6 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (4.17%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) Northgate
5 1 (2.08%) Teradata
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