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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 107 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £305 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.25% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year
- -19.78%
SQL Server 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
1711 1774 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.43% 94.66% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1025 806
Median daily rate £400 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (20.00%) Ingres
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (20.00%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) Ingres
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Licensing
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle