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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 84 59 75
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 17 41 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 2.52% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 2.65% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 3
Median daily rate £380 £375 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +76.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
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
1763 1546 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 95.14% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 926 672
Median daily rate £388 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 66
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £32.50 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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
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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 1 £413 -
Salford - 1 £220 - 1
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (41.38%) SQL
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) Unix
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (24.14%) Data Guard
5 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (20.69%) Windows
5 6 (20.69%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (17.24%) Database Tuning
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
7 4 (13.79%) CA
7 4 (13.79%) DB2

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 (17.24%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) DAB
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (13.79%) DB2
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) NHS
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Unix
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) zOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Database Tuning
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) ETL
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) Presales
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) COBOL
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) OCP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.90%) WMI
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) VMware