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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / North West
Rank 85 121 97
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -24
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 52 32 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.00% 0.84% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 0.88% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 26
Median daily rate £350 £365 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £402 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.39%

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
2459 3632 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.80% 94.95% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2157 1741
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 195 203
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +15 25 £333 -8.90% 6
Merseyside +8 13 £401 +10.48% 1
Cheshire +35 7 £344 -11.74% 1
Lancashire +18 6 - -
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 72 (56.25%) Oracle
2 65 (50.78%) SQL
3 59 (46.09%) SQL Server
4 55 (42.97%) Oracle Database
5 43 (33.59%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (30.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 37 (28.91%) Windows
7 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
8 36 (28.13%) High Availability
9 35 (27.34%) Oracle EBS
10 34 (26.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (26.56%) Security Cleared
11 29 (22.66%) Oracle EBS R12
11 29 (22.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 28 (21.88%) SC Cleared
13 25 (19.53%) Oracle Application Server
14 24 (18.75%) Change Management
15 23 (17.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 22 (17.19%) PowerShell
17 20 (15.63%) IaaS
17 20 (15.63%) SaaS
17 20 (15.63%) PaaS
17 20 (15.63%) ITIL
18 19 (14.84%) T-SQL
18 19 (14.84%) SOA
18 19 (14.84%) Middleware
18 19 (14.84%) Replication
18 19 (14.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 19 (14.84%) Oracle Fusion
19 18 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008

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 25 (19.53%) Oracle Application Server
2 19 (14.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.69%) IIS
3 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) SPSS
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (27.34%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (22.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.63%) IaaS
1 20 (15.63%) PaaS
1 20 (15.63%) SaaS
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) DMZ
2 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.78%) Network Security
2 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (46.09%) SQL Server
2 55 (42.97%) Oracle Database
3 39 (30.47%) Oracle Database 12c
4 34 (26.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (22.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (11.72%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (11.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (10.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (8.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (3.91%) TKPROF
12 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (3.13%) MySQL
12 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (2.34%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (3.91%) Toad
2 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Banking
3 3 (2.34%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.84%) Middleware
1 19 (14.84%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (6.25%) .NET
3 6 (4.69%) Web Services
4 5 (3.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.78%) CSS
5 1 (0.78%) JSON
5 1 (0.78%) LAMP
5 1 (0.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Replication
2 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.69%) Clustering
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle Licensing
5 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) FMCG
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.91%) Windows
2 15 (11.72%) Linux
3 14 (10.94%) Unix
3 14 (10.94%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.91%) Solaris
7 1 (0.78%) AIX
7 1 (0.78%) CentOS
7 1 (0.78%) HPUX
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.59%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (28.13%) High Availability
3 24 (18.75%) Change Management
4 20 (15.63%) ITIL
5 19 (14.84%) SOA
6 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.06%) ETL
6 18 (14.06%) Open Source
7 16 (12.50%) Data Management
7 16 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 15 (11.72%) Migration
9 14 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (9.38%) Database Mirroring
10 12 (9.38%) DevOps
11 11 (8.59%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (7.81%) Problem Management
13 9 (7.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 7 (5.47%) CRM
15 6 (4.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.78%) SQL
2 22 (17.19%) PowerShell
3 19 (14.84%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.91%) C++
5 5 (3.91%) Perl
6 2 (1.56%) C#
6 2 (1.56%) PHP
6 2 (1.56%) R
6 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.78%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.78%) COBOL
7 1 (0.78%) Java
7 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.78%) JCL
7 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.34%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.56%) Degree
5 1 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.78%) MCSE
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.78%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.78%) OCP
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (2.34%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.56%) Docker
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.78%) RACF
4 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (17.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (14.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 11 (8.59%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (3.13%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.78%) OpenView
5 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 72 (56.25%) Oracle
2 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.69%) VMware
4 3 (2.34%) Hyperion
4 3 (2.34%) IDERA
4 3 (2.34%) Remedy
4 3 (2.34%) Tableau
5 2 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix
6 1 (0.78%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) iManage
6 1 (0.78%) Informatica
6 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.78%) Sybase
6 1 (0.78%) Talend
6 1 (0.78%) Veritas
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