The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 105 98 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -38
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 27 32 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 1.18% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.28% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 58
Average daily rate
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£350 £415 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £248 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +75.82%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2826 2505 2949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.45% 92.47% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1192 1498
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 195 226
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £41.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
England

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 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 31 July 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
Cheshire +5 15 £365 +9.36% 5
Manchester -9 6 £213 -33.59% 10
Merseyside +2 2 £350 -10.82% 2
Lancashire -11 2 £363 +45.00% 3
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (73.08%) SQL
2 44 (56.41%) SQL Server
3 30 (38.46%) Oracle
4 29 (37.18%) Oracle Database
5 28 (35.90%) T-SQL
6 24 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (25.64%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (24.36%) Migration
9 18 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (19.23%) Replication
12 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 12 (15.38%) Database Tuning
15 11 (14.10%) Performance Analysis
15 11 (14.10%) Clustering
16 10 (12.82%) Windows
16 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
17 9 (11.54%) Data Modelling
17 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (11.54%) .NET
18 8 (10.26%) UNIX
18 8 (10.26%) Finance
18 8 (10.26%) Data Guard
19 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
19 7 (8.97%) Oracle RMAN

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) JCAPS
3 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) SAN
2 2 (2.56%) CTI
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) VLAN
2 2 (2.56%) LAN
2 2 (2.56%) WAN
2 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 29 (37.18%) Oracle Database
3 24 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (7.69%) DTS
11 5 (6.41%) DB2
12 4 (5.13%) OLAP
13 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (2.56%) QlikView
14 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
14 2 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) ERwin
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Local Government
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.56%) Ajax
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Replication
2 11 (14.10%) Clustering
3 4 (5.13%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) PMI
4 2 (2.56%) GIS
5 1 (1.28%) DTV
5 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) LPAR
5 1 (1.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) UNIX
3 6 (7.69%) Linux
4 5 (6.41%) Solaris
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.56%) AIX
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (24.36%) Migration
3 12 (15.38%) Database Tuning
4 11 (14.10%) Performance Analysis
5 9 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (7.69%) Data Management
7 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.41%) CRM
8 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.13%) Database Security
9 3 (3.85%) High Availability
9 3 (3.85%) Information Management
9 3 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (3.85%) Project Management
9 3 (3.85%) ETL
10 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (73.08%) SQL
2 28 (35.90%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.85%) C#
4 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.28%) MCSE
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) HL7
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.13%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Oracle
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) Citrix
3 4 (5.13%) CommVault
3 4 (5.13%) VMware
3 4 (5.13%) IBM
4 3 (3.85%) Sybase
5 2 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) Remedy
6 1 (1.28%) Perforce
6 1 (1.28%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) EMC
6 1 (1.28%) Informatica
6 1 (1.28%) BMC
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