The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Manager
Rank 574 533 522
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Database Manager 4 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.049% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.053% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £425 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £496 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £425 £469
% change year-on-year
-21.94% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Database Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Database Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Manager within the UK.

Database Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Database Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Database Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Database Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Manager within the UK.

Database Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Database Manager
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Scotland -10 2 £251 -47.15%
Edinburgh -12 2 £251 -47.15%
England -43 2 £406 -4.41% 2
London -5 1 £400 - 2
Nottingham - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
East of England - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leicester - - - -

Database Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Database Manager 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 Database Manager in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
3 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) MSTest
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Derivative
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Finance

Database Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Database Manager 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 Database Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ETL
1 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Reuters
2 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg