The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had SQL Server DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.39% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.41% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £338 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £53.75

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
1273 1714 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.79% 95.33% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 986 797
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

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
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
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 SQL Server DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
SQL Server DBA
North West

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, SQL Server 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 SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Optimisation
3 4 (44.44%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) R
5 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Tableau
5 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Licensing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing

SQL Server 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SPSS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Ingres
5 2 (22.22%) KNIME
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (22.22%) Power BI
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Licensing
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (44.44%) Server Virtualisation
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Optimisation
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) R
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
1 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Tableau
2 2 (22.22%) VMware