The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 77 90 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 74 76 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.09% 1.81% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.90% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 24
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £439 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.43 £37.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-5.52% -72.22%
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
3338 3994 2961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.35% 95.19% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 2373 1629
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 206 202
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +26 32 £355 -0.35% 1
Manchester -37 17 £390 +4.00% 11
Lancashire - 10 £335 - 2
Merseyside 0 7 £283 -19.28% 1
Cumbria - 2 £375 -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 59 (51.30%) SQL
2 51 (44.35%) SQL Server
3 36 (31.30%) Oracle
3 36 (31.30%) Linux
4 29 (25.22%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (24.35%) Oracle Database
6 23 (20.00%) ETL
7 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (16.52%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (16.52%) Java
7 19 (16.52%) Vertica
8 18 (15.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (15.65%) DB2
9 17 (14.78%) Mainframe
10 16 (13.91%) Unix
11 15 (13.04%) Migration
12 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
13 13 (11.30%) E-Commerce
13 13 (11.30%) Finance
14 11 (9.57%) MongoDB
15 10 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
15 10 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
15 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (8.70%) zOS
15 10 (8.70%) Windows
15 10 (8.70%) OLAP
16 9 (7.83%) Shell Script
16 9 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.96%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.61%) Liferay
3 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.87%) JBoss
4 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) Network Security
2 2 (1.74%) DNS
2 2 (1.74%) LDAP
2 2 (1.74%) SAN
2 2 (1.74%) VLAN
3 1 (0.87%) DAB
3 1 (0.87%) DMZ
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
3 1 (0.87%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (44.35%) SQL Server
2 28 (24.35%) Oracle Database
3 18 (15.65%) DB2
3 18 (15.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (9.57%) MongoDB
5 10 (8.70%) OLAP
5 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (7.83%) OLAP Cube
7 8 (6.96%) Big Data
7 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (6.96%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (6.09%) RDBMS
8 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (5.22%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Banking
3 2 (1.74%) Law
3 2 (1.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) Advertising
4 1 (0.87%) Electronics
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (1.74%) HTML
3 1 (0.87%) .NET
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Mainframe
2 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) Replication
3 5 (4.35%) Clustering
4 4 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.61%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.61%) NHS
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.87%) iPad
7 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.30%) Linux
2 16 (13.91%) Unix
3 10 (8.70%) Windows
3 10 (8.70%) zOS
4 7 (6.09%) AIX
5 5 (4.35%) Solaris
6 3 (2.61%) HPUX
6 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.22%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (20.00%) ETL
3 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.52%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (13.04%) Migration
5 13 (11.30%) E-Commerce
6 9 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (7.83%) Dimensional Modelling
6 9 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.83%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (6.96%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.96%) Database Tuning
8 7 (6.09%) Analytics
9 6 (5.22%) High Availability
9 6 (5.22%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (4.35%) CRM
10 5 (4.35%) Database Security
11 4 (3.48%) Database Mirroring
11 4 (3.48%) Open Source
11 4 (3.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (51.30%) SQL
2 19 (16.52%) Java
3 9 (7.83%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.09%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.48%) C++
5 4 (3.48%) COBOL
5 4 (3.48%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.48%) R
6 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.61%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) C
7 2 (1.74%) REXX
8 1 (0.87%) JCL
8 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.74%) Degree
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.87%) OCP
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.22%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.87%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.61%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.74%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.74%) WMI
5 1 (0.87%) Foglight
5 1 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.87%) OpenView
5 1 (0.87%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.87%) SCOM
5 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (31.30%) Oracle
2 19 (16.52%) Vertica
3 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.96%) IBM
5 7 (6.09%) Tableau
5 7 (6.09%) Talend
6 6 (5.22%) CA
7 5 (4.35%) Teradata
7 5 (4.35%) VMware
8 3 (2.61%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.74%) iManage
9 2 (1.74%) Informatica
10 1 (0.87%) EMC
10 1 (0.87%) HP
10 1 (0.87%) Kofax
10 1 (0.87%) NetApp
10 1 (0.87%) Remedy
10 1 (0.87%) SAP
10 1 (0.87%) Sybase
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