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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 67 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 22 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 1.94% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 2.08% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 4
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£350 £363 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £320 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +73.07%
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
1427 1154 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.13% 93.14% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 605 415
Average daily rate £360 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £193 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 59 76
Average hourly rate £13.94 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 1 £300 -
Wigan - 1 £220 -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (54.90%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 18 (35.29%) Oracle
4 15 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database
5 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
6 12 (23.53%) Finance
6 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (17.65%) Replication
7 9 (17.65%) MySQL
8 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (13.73%) Linux
9 7 (13.73%) UNIX
9 7 (13.73%) Windows
10 6 (11.76%) AIX
10 6 (11.76%) Solaris
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
10 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (9.80%) Bourne shell
11 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (9.80%) IBM
11 5 (9.80%) Shell Script

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database
3 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (17.65%) MySQL
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (5.88%) Big Data
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (5.88%) DB2
10 2 (3.92%) OLAP
10 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (7.84%) Toad
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) ODBC
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Replication
2 5 (9.80%) Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.96%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
1 7 (13.73%) UNIX
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) AIX
2 6 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.84%) Capacity Management
3 3 (5.88%) Database Security
3 3 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 3 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.92%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) Data Security
4 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.92%) Database Tuning
4 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.96%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (1.96%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) SQL
2 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.80%) Bourne shell
3 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
3 5 (9.80%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (7.84%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.96%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) Teradata
4 4 (7.84%) VMware
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.96%) BMC
7 1 (1.96%) QAD
7 1 (1.96%) Progress
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