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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 20 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 9 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.71% 6.31% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 6.60% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
Average daily rate £258 £425 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.41% +38.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £355 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £450 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -2.91%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
169 197 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.48% 95.63% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 107 116
Average daily rate £315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.42 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £100.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 5 £275 -35.29% 2
Southport - - - -
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (69.23%) SQL
1 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) JCAPS
5 4 (30.77%) Clustering
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (30.77%) LiteSpeed
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (30.77%) HL7
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) DTS
5 4 (30.77%) CommVault
6 3 (23.08%) OCP
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) VMware

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (30.77%) JCAPS
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) DTS
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
1 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) OCP
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) LiteSpeed
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) CommVault
3 3 (23.08%) VMware