The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 101 90 96
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 48 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 1.56% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.67% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 9
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£338 £323 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £231 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +88.88%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3171 2578 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.99% 93.68% 91.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1326 1078
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 203 175
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the North West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the North West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Manchester -13 28 £383 +18.75% 9
Merseyside -5 15 £244 -8.01% 2
Cheshire - - - - 6
Lancashire - - - - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 49 (59.76%) SQL
2 34 (41.46%) SQL Server
3 30 (36.59%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (29.27%) Oracle
4 24 (29.27%) Finance
5 22 (26.83%) T-SQL
6 18 (21.95%) Oracle Database
7 15 (18.29%) DB2
8 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (13.41%) UNIX
10 10 (12.20%) Windows
10 10 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (12.20%) Migration
11 9 (10.98%) IBM
11 9 (10.98%) Replication
11 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (9.76%) SAP
13 7 (8.54%) Solaris
13 7 (8.54%) Data Modelling
13 7 (8.54%) ITIL
13 7 (8.54%) Toad
13 7 (8.54%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (7.32%) Oracle Financial Analyzer

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (1.22%) IIS
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) SAN
2 1 (1.22%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.95%) Oracle Database
3 15 (18.29%) DB2
4 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (7.32%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (7.32%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (3.66%) Big Data
12 3 (3.66%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
13 2 (2.44%) TKPROF
14 1 (1.22%) OLAP
14 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Toad
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.22%) ERwin
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) SAP Basis
2 4 (4.88%) .NET
3 3 (3.66%) Middleware
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.44%) ODBC
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.22%) XML
5 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Replication
2 5 (6.10%) Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) FMCG
3 2 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.44%) NHS
3 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.22%) PMI
4 1 (1.22%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) UNIX
2 10 (12.20%) Windows
3 7 (8.54%) Solaris
4 6 (7.32%) AIX
5 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (12.20%) Migration
4 7 (8.54%) Data Modelling
4 7 (8.54%) ITIL
5 5 (6.10%) Capacity Management
6 4 (4.88%) Change Management
6 4 (4.88%) Data Security
7 3 (3.66%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (3.66%) SOA
7 3 (3.66%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.66%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.44%) Database Tuning
8 2 (2.44%) Release Management
8 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.22%) Logical Data Model
9 1 (1.22%) ETL
9 1 (1.22%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.76%) SQL
2 22 (26.83%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.44%) Assembly Language
4 2 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.22%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Oracle
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.98%) IBM
4 8 (9.76%) SAP
5 5 (6.10%) Teradata
6 3 (3.66%) Citrix
6 3 (3.66%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) Sybase
7 1 (1.22%) BMC
7 1 (1.22%) Perforce
7 1 (1.22%) Northgate
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