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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 114 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 40 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 1.66% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.76% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 17
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £206 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.25 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+15.03% +8.66%
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
3535 3063 2669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.27% 94.07% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2124 1709 1354
Average daily rate £385 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 188 204
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 29 £350 -6.60% 13
Merseyside -9 4 £363 +3.57% 1
Cheshire -2 3 £375 -6.25% 3
Lancashire -2 3 £275 - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 61 (62.89%) SQL
2 45 (46.39%) SQL Server
3 25 (25.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (24.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (24.74%) Oracle
5 21 (21.65%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (21.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (19.59%) Windows
6 19 (19.59%) Oracle Database
7 18 (18.56%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (18.56%) Migration
8 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
9 15 (15.46%) Teradata
9 15 (15.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 13 (13.40%) ITIL
11 12 (12.37%) T-SQL
11 12 (12.37%) Capacity Management
12 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (11.34%) Performance Optimisation
12 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (11.34%) .NET
12 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (11.34%) Finance
13 10 (10.31%) Replication
13 10 (10.31%) Banking
13 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (10.31%) DB2
13 10 (10.31%) DNS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.03%) CICS
3 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.03%) Magento
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) DNS
2 2 (2.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (46.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (25.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (24.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (21.65%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (21.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (19.59%) Oracle Database
6 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (15.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (10.31%) DB2
9 10 (10.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
13 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
14 2 (2.06%) MS Access
14 2 (2.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.03%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Advertising
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) .NET
2 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.06%) Middleware
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.03%) MDX
4 1 (1.03%) ODBC
4 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Replication
2 9 (9.28%) Clustering
3 8 (8.25%) NHS
4 6 (6.19%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.59%) Windows
2 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (10.31%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.28%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.12%) Linux
5 4 (4.12%) Unix
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) AIX
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Migration
1 18 (18.56%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (13.40%) ITIL
3 12 (12.37%) Capacity Management
4 11 (11.34%) Performance Optimisation
5 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.28%) Problem Management
7 8 (8.25%) ETL
8 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.19%) Database Tuning
9 6 (6.19%) High Availability
9 6 (6.19%) Performance Management
10 5 (5.15%) Benchmarking
10 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.15%) Service Management
10 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.12%) Change Control
11 4 (4.12%) Change Management
11 4 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (62.89%) SQL
2 12 (12.37%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.06%) C#
4 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.03%) C++
5 1 (1.03%) COBOL
5 1 (1.03%) Java
5 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.03%) MCITP
4 1 (1.03%) MCP
4 1 (1.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (4.12%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.03%) Legato
4 1 (1.03%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) Oracle
2 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.46%) Teradata
4 2 (2.06%) IBM
4 2 (2.06%) Informatica
5 1 (1.03%) CA
5 1 (1.03%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) RainStor
5 1 (1.03%) SmartStream
5 1 (1.03%) Vertica
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