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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 59 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 41 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.52% 0.56% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 0.59% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £213 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -33.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £313 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+188.46% -62.85%
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
1514 1194 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.23% 95.29% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 669 528
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 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 60 85
Average hourly rate £13.73 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 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 29 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 - 2
Altrincham - 2 £375 -
Wigan - 1 £220 -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 26 (39.39%) MySQL
2 26 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 21 (31.82%) Linux
4 20 (30.30%) T-SQL
5 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (18.18%) Replication
8 11 (16.67%) UNIX
8 11 (16.67%) Python
8 11 (16.67%) Bourne shell
9 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
10 9 (13.64%) Oracle
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (12.12%) Finance
12 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
13 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (6.06%) Percona
15 4 (6.06%) Database Mirroring
15 4 (6.06%) Clustering
15 4 (6.06%) Teradata
16 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (4.55%) Retail

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (39.39%) MySQL
1 26 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
7 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.55%) DB2
8 3 (4.55%) OLAP
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.03%) Big Data
9 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.52%) Toad
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Replication
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) VSAM
4 1 (1.52%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) AIX
3 2 (3.03%) Solaris
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) zOS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.06%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (4.55%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 3 (4.55%) Database Security
4 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.03%) ETL
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL
5 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.03%) Data Security
5 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.52%) Database Tuning
6 1 (1.52%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.52%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 20 (30.30%) T-SQL
3 11 (16.67%) Python
3 11 (16.67%) Bourne shell
4 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.03%) Assembly Language
5 2 (3.03%) VB
5 2 (3.03%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.52%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.52%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Teradata
3 4 (6.06%) Percona
4 3 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.52%) QAD
6 1 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) SmartStream
6 1 (1.52%) BMC
6 1 (1.52%) CA
6 1 (1.52%) Progress
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