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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 36 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.24% 4.90% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 5.45% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate £363 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £30.90
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +23.78%
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
305 275 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.43% 89.87% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 126 94
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £162.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 2 £363 -6.45% 1
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Database Security
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
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%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
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%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) OLTP
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 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Database Security
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Security
3 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (11.11%) Legato
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft