Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Administrator
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 53 66
Rank change year-on-year +35 +13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 44 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.16% 1.65% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.92% 1.73% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 2
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.33% -8.21%
10th Percentile £329 £185 £313
90th Percentile £424 £473 £358
North West median daily rate £360 £344 £363
% change year-on-year +4.73% -5.17% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 493 811 721
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 91.47% 95.52% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 503 462
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.23% +10.32%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £230
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 94 71
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £36.52 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.27% +66.00% +15.15%
10th Percentile £11.31 £12.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.60 £50.07 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £18.96 £18.46
% change year-on-year +10.74% +2.72% +8.59%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Lancashire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBA in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Lancashire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Lancashire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Lancashire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Lancashire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +10 32 £375 +8.70%
DBA
North West

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Lancashire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 29 (65.91%) SQL
1 29 (65.91%) Migration
2 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
3 24 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 24 (54.55%) DB2
4 19 (43.18%) Oracle
5 18 (40.91%) Oracle Database
6 16 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 16 (36.36%) PL/SQL
6 16 (36.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 14 (31.82%) Windows
7 14 (31.82%) zOS
7 14 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
8 13 (29.55%) Perl
8 13 (29.55%) Toad
8 13 (29.55%) TKPROF
9 12 (27.27%) Replication
10 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (22.73%) Mainframe
12 9 (20.45%) Clustering
12 9 (20.45%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (15.91%) Data Migration
14 6 (13.64%) Linux
15 5 (11.36%) Data Guard
16 4 (9.09%) Unix
16 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
16 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
17 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
17 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SSH
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) DB2
2 18 (40.91%) Oracle Database
3 13 (29.55%) TKPROF
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.55%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Toad
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Replication
2 10 (22.73%) Mainframe
3 9 (20.45%) Clustering
4 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.82%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
1 14 (31.82%) zOS
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 3 (6.82%) AIX
4 3 (6.82%) HPUX
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Migration
2 14 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (20.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (15.91%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.55%) High Availability
7 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL
7 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 13 (29.55%) Perl
3 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 24 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (11.36%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat