The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 37 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.17% 4.13% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 4.33% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £223 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +6.66%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
327 323 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.34% 95.28% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 160 97
Median daily rate £350 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £51.67 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

DBA Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Liverpool -11 4 £223 -36.42% 4
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Merseyside region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) OLTP
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) DB2
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) REXX
4 2 (22.22%) zOS
4 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Legato
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) JCL
5 1 (11.11%) Teradata
5 1 (11.11%) Replication

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) OLTP
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) zOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Database Security
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) REXX
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) JCL
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (11.11%) Legato
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata