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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 78 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 78 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.42% 1.18% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 1.26% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 29 24
Median daily rate £375 £351 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £430 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £38.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.28% +1.40%
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
3045 3893 3088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.54% 93.99% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2000 2337 1815
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 189 177
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Lancashire +11 23 £513 +41.37% 2
Cheshire +29 18 £325 -13.33% 3
Manchester -11 15 £313 -16.66% 9
Merseyside +12 14 £375 +15.38% 2
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 78 (52.35%) SQL
2 70 (46.98%) SQL Server
3 68 (45.64%) Oracle
4 52 (34.90%) Performance Tuning
5 50 (33.56%) Oracle Database
6 38 (25.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 35 (23.49%) High Availability
8 34 (22.82%) ETL
9 31 (20.81%) Microsoft
9 31 (20.81%) Oracle EBS
10 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (19.46%) Linux
11 29 (19.46%) Security Cleared
11 29 (19.46%) Oracle EBS R12
12 26 (17.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (16.78%) Windows
13 25 (16.78%) Oracle Application Server
13 25 (16.78%) SC Cleared
14 23 (15.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (14.09%) Change Management
16 20 (13.42%) Replication
16 20 (13.42%) ITIL
16 20 (13.42%) T-SQL
16 20 (13.42%) SaaS
16 20 (13.42%) PaaS
16 20 (13.42%) IaaS
17 18 (12.08%) Open Source
17 18 (12.08%) Migration
18 17 (11.41%) Unix

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 25 (16.78%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (7.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.37%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.03%) IIS
5 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (20.81%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (19.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.42%) IaaS
1 20 (13.42%) PaaS
1 20 (13.42%) SaaS
2 6 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) Firewall
1 3 (2.01%) Network Security
2 2 (1.34%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.67%) DAB
3 1 (0.67%) DMZ
3 1 (0.67%) SAN
3 1 (0.67%) SSL
3 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (46.98%) SQL Server
2 50 (33.56%) Oracle Database
3 38 (25.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 26 (17.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (15.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (10.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (10.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (9.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (8.72%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (8.72%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (7.38%) DB2
11 10 (6.71%) MongoDB
11 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (5.37%) Ingres
14 6 (4.03%) OLAP
15 5 (3.36%) MySQL
15 5 (3.36%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (10.74%) Finance
2 13 (8.72%) Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.67%) Electronics
4 1 (0.67%) Law
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.38%) Middleware
1 11 (7.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (4.03%) .NET
2 6 (4.03%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.67%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) LAMP
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.42%) Replication
2 12 (8.05%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.03%) Clustering
5 4 (2.68%) Oracle Licensing
5 4 (2.68%) Statistics
6 3 (2.01%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.01%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.67%) FMCG
7 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.46%) Linux
2 25 (16.78%) Windows
3 17 (11.41%) Unix
4 12 (8.05%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.03%) zOS
7 5 (3.36%) Solaris
7 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.01%) HPUX
8 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.34%) AIX
10 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.90%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (23.49%) High Availability
3 34 (22.82%) ETL
4 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (14.09%) Change Management
7 20 (13.42%) ITIL
8 18 (12.08%) Migration
8 18 (12.08%) Open Source
9 16 (10.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (10.74%) Data Management
10 12 (8.05%) Database Mirroring
10 12 (8.05%) DevOps
11 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.38%) SOA
12 10 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.71%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (6.71%) Problem Management
13 9 (6.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (52.35%) SQL
2 20 (13.42%) T-SQL
3 13 (8.72%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.04%) Java
5 4 (2.68%) PHP
5 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.68%) R
5 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.01%) C++
6 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.34%) C#
8 1 (0.67%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.67%) COBOL
8 1 (0.67%) JCL
8 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (19.46%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.67%) Degree
5 1 (0.67%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) OCP
5 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.01%) vSphere
3 2 (1.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.67%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (8.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 7 (4.70%) Data Guard
4 5 (3.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.68%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.01%) SCOM
7 2 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.34%) OpenView
7 2 (1.34%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.67%) Foglight
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.67%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 68 (45.64%) Oracle
2 31 (20.81%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.72%) Vertica
4 10 (6.71%) VMware
5 8 (5.37%) Tableau
6 7 (4.70%) Talend
7 5 (3.36%) Teradata
8 4 (2.68%) CA
9 3 (2.01%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.01%) IDERA
9 3 (2.01%) iManage
9 3 (2.01%) Informatica
10 2 (1.34%) Cognos
10 2 (1.34%) HP
10 2 (1.34%) IBM
10 2 (1.34%) Sybase
11 1 (0.67%) Citrix
11 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.67%) SAP
11 1 (0.67%) Sun
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