The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 28 July 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 Merseyside 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 28 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.93% 1.72% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.86% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-65.33% +64.83%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
204 215 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.44% 92.27% 91.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 127 85
Average daily rate £350 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.70 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £13.30 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
North West

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Liverpool -1 2 £350 -26.31% 1
Bootle - - - - 1
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) DTS
4 4 (36.36%) CommVault
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (36.36%) Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) HL7
4 4 (36.36%) LiteSpeed
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (36.36%) JCAPS
5 2 (18.18%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) NHS
5 2 (18.18%) ERwin
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Sybase
5 2 (18.18%) DB2
5 2 (18.18%) OLAP
6 1 (9.09%) DNA

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) JCAPS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) DTS
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) DB2
4 2 (18.18%) OLAP
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ERwin
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) DNA
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) CommVault
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Perforce
Bootle, Merseyside
Arvato UK
Rate: Competitive depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago