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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 25 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 14 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.94% 4.81% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 5.36% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £258 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% -39.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £200 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £303 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +68.26%
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
321 168 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 90.42% 89.84% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 102 118
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £78 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 9
Average hourly rate £13.08 £16.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £13.00 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.06 £145.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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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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 13 £350 +27.27% 1
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (48.15%) DB2
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (29.63%) SAP
3 8 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (25.93%) SAP Basis
4 7 (25.93%) IBM
5 6 (22.22%) UNIX
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (18.52%) Change Management
6 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (14.81%) SAN
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
7 4 (14.81%) FMCG
8 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (11.11%) Replication
8 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
8 3 (11.11%) Finance
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (7.41%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (7.41%) OLTP

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) DB2
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (7.41%) OLTP
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.70%) OLAP
8 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ERwin
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) FMCG
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.41%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) zOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) AIX
2 2 (7.41%) HPUX
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Security
4 2 (7.41%) Security Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Database Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Database Security
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) REXX
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) JCL
3 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.41%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) SAP
2 7 (25.93%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) Perforce