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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
North West / Merseyside
Rank 23 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 15 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.79% 0.65% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 0.68% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £333 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £393 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +11.46%

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
246 292 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.98% 94.19% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 161 128
Median daily rate £380 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £31.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.40% +131.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.28 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 January 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
Liverpool +8 12 £400 +10.34% 3
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 19 (82.61%) Oracle
2 16 (69.57%) SOA
2 16 (69.57%) Middleware
2 16 (69.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (69.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (60.87%) Performance Management
4 14 (60.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
5 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 11 (47.83%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (13.04%) MySQL
10 3 (13.04%) Unix
10 3 (13.04%) Informix
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (13.04%) Statistics
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (13.04%) IDERA
11 2 (8.70%) iManage
11 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
11 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012

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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (13.04%) Informix
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) Middleware
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) SOA
2 14 (60.87%) Performance Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (60.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) IDERA
3 2 (8.70%) iManage
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) VMware