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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 100 88 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 48 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 1.32% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.43% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 22
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£350 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £250 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +73.07%
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
3418 2788 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.13% 92.20% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1934 1515 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 176 174
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.61 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -13 22 £350 -3.44% 13
Merseyside -2 14 £350 +20.68%
Cheshire -13 7 £325 +14.03% 2
Lancashire +9 3 £333 - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (48.54%) SQL
2 38 (36.89%) SQL Server
3 30 (29.13%) Oracle
4 27 (26.21%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (24.27%) DB2
6 23 (22.33%) Oracle Database
7 21 (20.39%) T-SQL
8 18 (17.48%) UNIX
8 18 (17.48%) IBM
9 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
9 16 (15.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (15.53%) Finance
9 16 (15.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (13.59%) Replication
11 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (12.62%) Migration
11 13 (12.62%) SAP
11 13 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (11.65%) Windows
12 12 (11.65%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (9.71%) SAP Basis
13 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (9.71%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (9.71%) Linux
13 10 (9.71%) MySQL
13 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (8.74%) SAN
14 9 (8.74%) Data Warehouse

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.97%) IIS
1 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (5.83%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (5.83%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) SAN
2 1 (0.97%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 25 (24.27%) DB2
3 23 (22.33%) Oracle Database
4 16 (15.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (15.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (9.71%) MySQL
6 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (5.83%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (5.83%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (3.88%) OLTP
11 3 (2.91%) Big Data
11 3 (2.91%) OLAP
11 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (5.83%) Toad
3 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.97%) ERwin
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Local Government
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.94%) ODBC
2 2 (1.94%) .NET
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.97%) Flash
3 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.97%) XML
3 1 (0.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Replication
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.83%) Clustering
5 5 (4.85%) FMCG
6 2 (1.94%) NHS
6 2 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.97%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) UNIX
2 12 (11.65%) Windows
3 10 (9.71%) Linux
4 8 (7.77%) Solaris
4 8 (7.77%) AIX
5 4 (3.88%) zOS
6 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.91%) HPUX
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (12.62%) Migration
3 10 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.77%) Data Modelling
5 6 (5.83%) Change Management
5 6 (5.83%) ITIL
6 5 (4.85%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.85%) Database Security
6 5 (4.85%) Data Security
7 4 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.88%) Database Tuning
7 4 (3.88%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.91%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.91%) Physical Data Model
9 2 (1.94%) Data Management
9 2 (1.94%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.94%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.54%) SQL
2 21 (20.39%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.85%) Bourne shell
4 5 (4.85%) Python
5 4 (3.88%) JCL
5 4 (3.88%) REXX
5 4 (3.88%) C
6 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.94%) Assembly Language
7 2 (1.94%) C#
7 2 (1.94%) Perl
8 1 (0.97%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.97%) VBScript
8 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.88%) OMEGAMON
2 4 (3.88%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.97%) SCOM
4 1 (0.97%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 30 (29.13%) Oracle
2 18 (17.48%) IBM
3 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.62%) SAP
5 5 (4.85%) Teradata
6 4 (3.88%) VMware
7 3 (2.91%) Citrix
8 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.97%) Infor
9 1 (0.97%) Sybase
9 1 (0.97%) Progress
9 1 (0.97%) BMC
9 1 (0.97%) CA
9 1 (0.97%) HP
9 1 (0.97%) EMC
9 1 (0.97%) Perforce
9 1 (0.97%) QAD
9 1 (0.97%) Remedy
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