The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 79 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% - 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate £400 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1271 909 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.57% 94.00% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 410 625
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 88 81
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £61.00 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
SQL Server DBA
North West

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SQL Server DBA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL Server DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (50.00%) Database Tuning
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (30.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) GIS
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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