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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 85 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 80 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.82% 1.28% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.39% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £268 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.91%
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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
4112 2879 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.54% 92.13% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2469 1604 1316
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 182 204
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.93 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +29 47 £375 +25.00% 19
Cheshire -18 14 £356 +4.09% 6
Merseyside +2 12 £350 - 2
Lancashire -12 2 £350 -8.79% 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 60 (45.11%) SQL
2 43 (32.33%) SQL Server
3 36 (27.07%) Linux
4 33 (24.81%) Oracle
5 30 (22.56%) Oracle Database
6 28 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 28 (21.05%) MySQL
6 28 (21.05%) T-SQL
7 26 (19.55%) UNIX
8 23 (17.29%) DB2
9 22 (16.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (15.79%) Finance
11 20 (15.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (13.53%) Oracle RMAN
13 18 (13.53%) Shell Script
14 17 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (12.03%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (12.03%) Replication
15 16 (12.03%) Migration
16 15 (11.28%) Change Management
16 15 (11.28%) Microsoft
16 15 (11.28%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
18 13 (9.77%) IBM
19 11 (8.27%) Banking
19 11 (8.27%) Mainframe
19 11 (8.27%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) SAS
3 1 (0.75%) CICS
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) SAN
2 4 (3.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (22.56%) Oracle Database
3 28 (21.05%) MySQL
4 23 (17.29%) DB2
5 22 (16.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (15.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (12.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (11.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (6.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (3.76%) OLAP
13 5 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (3.01%) OLTP
14 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
15 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (2.26%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (15.79%) Finance
2 11 (8.27%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
4 2 (1.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.51%) SAP Basis
2 4 (3.01%) Middleware
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.26%) .NET
4 2 (1.50%) ISPF
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.75%) XML
5 1 (0.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Replication
2 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.27%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.51%) Clustering
5 4 (3.01%) FMCG
6 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) VSAM
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.07%) Linux
2 26 (19.55%) UNIX
3 7 (5.26%) Windows
4 6 (4.51%) zOS
5 5 (3.76%) Solaris
6 4 (3.01%) AIX
7 3 (2.26%) HPUX
7 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) OS/390
8 1 (0.75%) MVS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (12.03%) Migration
3 15 (11.28%) Change Management
4 11 (8.27%) ETL
4 11 (8.27%) Database Security
5 10 (7.52%) Data Migration
5 10 (7.52%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (6.77%) Database Tuning
6 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.02%) Security Management
7 8 (6.02%) Problem Management
7 8 (6.02%) Patch Management
8 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.01%) ITIL
9 4 (3.01%) SDLC
9 4 (3.01%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (2.26%) Coaching
10 3 (2.26%) E-business
10 3 (2.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.11%) SQL
2 28 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 18 (13.53%) Shell Script
4 11 (8.27%) Python
4 11 (8.27%) Bourne shell
5 6 (4.51%) JCL
6 4 (3.01%) REXX
6 4 (3.01%) C
6 4 (3.01%) C#
7 2 (1.50%) VB
8 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.75%) VBScript
8 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.75%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) Degree
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.01%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.75%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (0.75%) RACF
Systems Management
1 18 (13.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.01%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.50%) SCOM
5 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (24.81%) Oracle
2 15 (11.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.77%) IBM
4 9 (6.77%) SAP
4 9 (6.77%) Teradata
5 6 (4.51%) Percona
6 3 (2.26%) Informatica
6 3 (2.26%) CA
7 2 (1.50%) EMC
7 2 (1.50%) SmartStream
7 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.50%) Remedy
8 1 (0.75%) QAD
8 1 (0.75%) VMware
8 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.75%) Infor
8 1 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.75%) Progress
8 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Northwich
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago