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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 133 108 90
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -18
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 37 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 1.46% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.55% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 25
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
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
3793 3688 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.28% 94.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 1963 1534
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 222 208
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +3 12 £356 +9.61% 2
Manchester -22 12 £395 +5.33% 5
Lancashire +6 6 £318 -4.58%
Merseyside -10 4 £315 -10.00% 5
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
2 39 (45.35%) SQL
3 26 (30.23%) Oracle
4 24 (27.91%) Oracle Database
5 23 (26.74%) Windows
6 21 (24.42%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (19.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
11 14 (16.28%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (13.95%) Linux
12 12 (13.95%) DNS
12 12 (13.95%) DB2
12 12 (13.95%) Migration
12 12 (13.95%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (12.79%) Unix
13 11 (12.79%) IBM
13 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database 12c
14 10 (11.63%) Windows Server
14 10 (11.63%) Oracle EBS R12
14 10 (11.63%) ITIL
14 10 (11.63%) .NET
14 10 (11.63%) Oracle EBS
15 9 (10.47%) Finance
15 9 (10.47%) Clustering

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.33%) Liferay
4 1 (1.16%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.16%) Magento
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) DNS
2 4 (4.65%) SAN
3 2 (2.33%) DMZ
3 2 (2.33%) VLAN
4 1 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (27.91%) Oracle Database
3 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (19.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (16.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (13.95%) DB2
9 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
11 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (6.98%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (6.98%) RDBMS
12 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (4.65%) MySQL
14 3 (3.49%) OLTP
14 3 (3.49%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.16%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Banking
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Law
3 1 (1.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) .NET
2 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.33%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Clustering
2 8 (9.30%) NHS
2 8 (9.30%) Replication
3 5 (5.81%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) iPad
6 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Linux
3 11 (12.79%) Unix
3 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.14%) AIX
7 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.49%) Solaris
7 3 (3.49%) zOS
8 2 (2.33%) HPUX
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (13.95%) Migration
3 10 (11.63%) ITIL
4 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.30%) Database Tuning
5 5 (5.81%) Capacity Management
5 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.65%) Benchmarking
6 4 (4.65%) Change Control
6 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.65%) Service Management
7 3 (3.49%) Change Management
7 3 (3.49%) High Availability
7 3 (3.49%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.33%) Information Security
8 2 (2.33%) Open Source
8 2 (2.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.35%) SQL
2 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
3 8 (9.30%) Java
4 6 (6.98%) C++
4 6 (6.98%) COBOL
4 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.33%) C
6 2 (2.33%) REXX
7 1 (1.16%) C#
7 1 (1.16%) JCL
7 1 (1.16%) Perl
7 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) OCP
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Data Guard
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.49%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.16%) Legato
4 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) Oracle
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) IBM
4 3 (3.49%) CA
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.33%) Kofax
5 2 (2.33%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.33%) NetApp
5 2 (2.33%) Teradata
5 2 (2.33%) Vertica
6 1 (1.16%) EMC
6 1 (1.16%) RainStor
6 1 (1.16%) Remedy
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Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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