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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 95 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 63 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.65% 0.87% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 0.92% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 15
Average daily rate
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£369 £356 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -14.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £236 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
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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
3562 2812 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.05% 93.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 1521 1204
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 £230 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 193 193
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.08 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Manchester +26 39 £375 +76.47% 12
Merseyside +4 17 £350 -
Cheshire -20 4 £356 -2.39% 4
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (47.54%) SQL
2 45 (36.89%) SQL Server
3 32 (26.23%) Linux
4 29 (23.77%) T-SQL
4 29 (23.77%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (22.95%) MySQL
6 26 (21.31%) Oracle
7 24 (19.67%) DB2
8 23 (18.85%) Oracle Database
9 22 (18.03%) UNIX
10 21 (17.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (15.57%) Replication
11 19 (15.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (13.93%) Shell Script
12 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
13 16 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (12.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (12.30%) IBM
15 14 (11.48%) Finance
15 14 (11.48%) Oracle RMAN
16 13 (10.66%) Migration
16 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (9.84%) Oracle Database 10g
18 11 (9.02%) Python
18 11 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
18 11 (9.02%) Bourne shell
19 10 (8.20%) Oracle RAC
19 10 (8.20%) Database Security
19 10 (8.20%) Change Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) SAS
2 1 (0.82%) CICS
2 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) SAN
2 1 (0.82%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.95%) MySQL
3 24 (19.67%) DB2
4 23 (18.85%) Oracle Database
5 21 (17.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (15.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (12.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (9.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (4.10%) OLAP
12 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
13 4 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (3.28%) OLTP
14 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (1.64%) Big Data
15 2 (1.64%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.82%) Toad
General
1 14 (11.48%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Retail
3 1 (0.82%) Local Government
3 1 (0.82%) Legal
3 1 (0.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.46%) .NET
3 2 (1.64%) ISPF
4 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.82%) XML
4 1 (0.82%) Flash
4 1 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Replication
2 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.74%) Clustering
3 7 (5.74%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.92%) FMCG
5 2 (1.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.23%) Linux
2 22 (18.03%) UNIX
3 8 (6.56%) Windows
4 6 (4.92%) zOS
5 5 (4.10%) Solaris
6 4 (3.28%) AIX
7 3 (2.46%) HPUX
7 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.82%) OS/390
8 1 (0.82%) MVS
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.77%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (10.66%) Migration
3 11 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (8.20%) Change Management
4 10 (8.20%) Database Security
5 9 (7.38%) Data Migration
5 9 (7.38%) Database Tuning
5 9 (7.38%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (6.56%) Data Modelling
7 7 (5.74%) ETL
7 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.74%) Security Management
7 7 (5.74%) Patch Management
8 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.28%) Data Security
9 4 (3.28%) SDLC
9 4 (3.28%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (2.46%) Physical Data Model
10 3 (2.46%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.46%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.54%) SQL
2 29 (23.77%) T-SQL
3 17 (13.93%) Shell Script
4 11 (9.02%) Python
4 11 (9.02%) Bourne shell
5 6 (4.92%) JCL
6 4 (3.28%) REXX
6 4 (3.28%) C
7 3 (2.46%) C#
7 3 (2.46%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.64%) VB
9 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.82%) VBScript
9 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.82%) PHP
9 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.82%) NATURAL
9 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.28%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (0.82%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (11.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.28%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.64%) SCOM
3 2 (1.64%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.82%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Oracle
2 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.30%) IBM
4 10 (8.20%) SAP
5 5 (4.10%) Percona
6 4 (3.28%) Teradata
7 3 (2.46%) CA
8 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.64%) EMC
8 2 (1.64%) Remedy
9 1 (0.82%) QAD
9 1 (0.82%) VMware
9 1 (0.82%) Infor
9 1 (0.82%) BMC
9 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.82%) Progress
9 1 (0.82%) SmartStream
9 1 (0.82%) HP
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 days ago