The median contractor rate for a DBA was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 25 June 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 30 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 4 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.48% 2.40% 5.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 2.54% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £419 £223 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.20% -36.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +3.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 259 236 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.93% 94.40% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 129 144
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £24.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Liverpool

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Liverpool

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Liverpool region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) Docker
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Complex ETL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Complex ETL
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft