The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 98 86 98
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 59 64 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 1.76% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.86% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 18
Median daily rate £359 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £395 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £361 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.72 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +44.23%
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
3572 3446 2900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.70% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2224 1997 1564
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 194 173
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -28 20 £375 +5.26% 13
Cheshire +14 15 £375 +15.38% 1
Lancashire +4 10 £365 +12.30% 2
Merseyside -17 6 £223 -36.42% 4
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 North West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 37 (39.36%) SQL Server
2 36 (38.30%) SQL
3 30 (31.91%) Oracle
4 23 (24.47%) Oracle Database
5 21 (22.34%) Linux
6 20 (21.28%) DB2
7 18 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (18.09%) Mainframe
9 14 (14.89%) Java
9 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (13.83%) Unix
11 12 (12.77%) Finance
12 11 (11.70%) Oracle EBS
12 11 (11.70%) Windows
12 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (10.64%) IBM
13 10 (10.64%) zOS
13 10 (10.64%) Oracle EBS R12
14 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (8.51%) WebLogic
15 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (8.51%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (8.51%) Vertica
16 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
16 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
16 7 (7.45%) Migration
16 7 (7.45%) Clustering

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (8.51%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.19%) Liferay
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) JBoss
5 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) DMZ
1 2 (2.13%) DNS
1 2 (2.13%) LDAP
1 2 (2.13%) Network Security
1 2 (2.13%) SAN
1 2 (2.13%) VLAN
2 1 (1.06%) DAB
2 1 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (39.36%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.47%) Oracle Database
3 20 (21.28%) DB2
4 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (7.45%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
8 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (6.38%) RDBMS
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (5.32%) Big Data
9 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (4.26%) Ingres
10 4 (4.26%) OLAP
10 4 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Law
3 2 (2.13%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Mainframe
2 7 (7.45%) Clustering
3 6 (6.38%) Replication
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.19%) NHS
6 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.06%) iPad
7 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Linux
2 13 (13.83%) Unix
3 11 (11.70%) Windows
4 10 (10.64%) zOS
5 7 (7.45%) AIX
6 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.19%) Solaris
7 2 (2.13%) HPUX
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.45%) ETL
4 7 (7.45%) Migration
5 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
5 6 (6.38%) Database Tuning
5 6 (6.38%) High Availability
6 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.32%) Database Security
6 5 (5.32%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.26%) Analytics
7 4 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.26%) CRM
7 4 (4.26%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (4.26%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (4.26%) Open Source
7 4 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.30%) SQL
2 14 (14.89%) Java
3 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.32%) C++
4 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.26%) COBOL
6 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.13%) C
7 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.13%) PHP
7 2 (2.13%) REXX
8 1 (1.06%) C#
8 1 (1.06%) JCL
8 1 (1.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.06%) R
8 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.06%) OCP
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.32%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.13%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.13%) WMI
5 1 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.06%) Legato
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (31.91%) Oracle
2 10 (10.64%) IBM
3 8 (8.51%) Vertica
4 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.38%) CA
6 3 (3.19%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.19%) Teradata
7 2 (2.13%) Kofax
7 2 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (1.06%) EMC
8 1 (1.06%) iManage
8 1 (1.06%) RainStor
8 1 (1.06%) Remedy
8 1 (1.06%) SAP
8 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.06%) Tableau
8 1 (1.06%) Talend
8 1 (1.06%) VMware
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