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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 106 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 30 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 1.81% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.00% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 23
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£325 £293 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £228 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £46.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +32.14%
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
2925 2495 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.81% 90.33% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1720 1212 1396
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 192 190
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.67 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -2 25 £320 +23.07% 13
Cheshire -4 2 £340 -8.84% 7
Lancashire -25 2 £420 - 1
Merseyside -11 1 £425 +13.33%
Cumbria - - - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 46 (66.67%) SQL
2 36 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 33 (47.83%) T-SQL
4 25 (36.23%) Finance
5 22 (31.88%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (27.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (24.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (21.74%) Oracle
10 11 (15.94%) Replication
10 11 (15.94%) DB2
10 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database
11 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
11 10 (14.49%) Data Modelling
12 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (13.04%) .NET
12 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
13 8 (11.59%) Migration
13 8 (11.59%) Windows
13 8 (11.59%) Retail
13 8 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (10.14%) Database Security
14 7 (10.14%) Banking
14 7 (10.14%) Linux
15 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (8.70%) Database Tuning
15 6 (8.70%) QA

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (1.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (27.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (24.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (15.94%) DB2
6 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database
7 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (7.25%) OLAP
9 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (5.80%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (2.90%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (2.90%) Data Mart
12 2 (2.90%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) ERwin
2 1 (1.45%) Toad
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Retail
3 7 (10.14%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) Middleware
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.90%) ISPF
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Replication
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) PMI
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) DTV
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Solaris
3 3 (4.35%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) zOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
3 10 (14.49%) Data Modelling
4 8 (11.59%) Migration
4 8 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.14%) Database Security
6 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.70%) Database Tuning
7 5 (7.25%) Change Management
7 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.35%) SOA
10 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.90%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.90%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 46 (66.67%) SQL
2 33 (47.83%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.35%) VB
5 2 (2.90%) C#
5 2 (2.90%) JCL
6 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.45%) MCSE
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (2.90%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) IBM
4 3 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (2.90%) CA
5 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.45%) Perforce
6 1 (1.45%) Northgate
6 1 (1.45%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
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