The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 30 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 13 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.32% 1.66% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 1.84% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.57
% change year-on-year
- -7.56%
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
366 217 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.61% 90.04% 91.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 117 131
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £29.50 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015. 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 +2 9 £350 - 1
Wirral - 1 - -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 15 (55.56%) DB2
2 12 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (37.04%) Change Management
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle
3 10 (37.04%) IBM
4 9 (33.33%) SAP
4 9 (33.33%) Database Tuning
5 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (29.63%) Database Security
5 8 (29.63%) Patch Management
5 8 (29.63%) Security Management
5 8 (29.63%) Migration
5 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (29.63%) Data Migration
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
6 7 (25.93%) UNIX
7 6 (22.22%) Mainframe
7 6 (22.22%) SAP Basis
8 5 (18.52%) JCL
8 5 (18.52%) SAN
8 5 (18.52%) zOS
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.81%) SDLC

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) SAS
1 1 (3.70%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) DB2
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (14.81%) OLTP
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.70%) Adabas
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.70%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) UNIX
3 5 (18.52%) zOS
4 2 (7.41%) AIX
4 2 (7.41%) HPUX
5 1 (3.70%) Windows
5 1 (3.70%) MVS
5 1 (3.70%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (37.04%) Change Management
3 9 (33.33%) Database Tuning
4 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (29.63%) Database Security
4 8 (29.63%) Patch Management
4 8 (29.63%) Data Migration
4 8 (29.63%) Security Management
4 8 (29.63%) Migration
4 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 2 (7.41%) Data Security
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
2 5 (18.52%) JCL
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C
3 4 (14.81%) REXX
4 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.70%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (14.81%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (3.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (14.81%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
1 10 (37.04%) IBM
2 9 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft